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150 Years of Oriental Studies at Ca’ Foscari

A Buddhist Town at Seeraj in Upper Sindh (Khairpur, Pakistan) - Historical, Chronological, Archaeometrical and Archeabotanical Aspects

A Mesolithic Site near Thari in the Thar Desert (Sindh)

An AMS Radiocarbon Data from the Harappan Flint Quarry-Pit 862 in the Rohri Hills (Sindh)

Archaeology at Raas Muari - Sanari, A Bronze Age Fisher-Gatherings Settlement at the Hab River Mouth (Karachi, Pakistan)

An Archaeological Survey in the Neighborhood of Thari in the Thar Desert (Sindh)

Archaeological Surveys in Lower Sindh - Preliminary Results of the 2009 Season

Between History and Archaeology, Ongar - a Source of Chert in Lower Sindh and Its Bronze Age Exploitation

Changing the prehistory of Sindh and Las Bela coast - twenty-five years of Italian contribution

Excavations at the Harappan Flint Quarry 862 on Rohri Hills (Sindh Pakistan)

Exploiting Mangroves - Environmental changes and human interference along the northern coast of Arabian Sea during Holocene

Exploiting Mangroves and Rushing Back Home

Late (Upper) Palaeolithic Sites at Jhimpir in Lower Sindh (Thatta, Pakistan)

Mahi Wala 1 (MW-1) - A Mesolithic site in the Thal desert of Punjab

Neannderthals at the South-Eastern most edge - The Spread of Levalloisian Mousterian in the Indian subcontinent

New Discoveries of Mesolithic sites in the Thar Desert (Upper Sindh)

New Radiocarbon Dates for the Prehistory of the Arabian Sea Coasts of lower Sindh and Las Bela in Balochistan

Pakistan Heritage

Quarries in Harappa

Ranikot Fort - An AMS Radiocarbon Date from Sann (Eastern) Gate

Sonari - A Bronze Age fisher-gatherer settlement at the Hab River mouth (Sindh, Pakistan)

Tales of Three Worlds - Archaeology and beyond

Technological choices and lithic production in the Indus period - Case studies from Sindh

The Archaeological Record of the Indus (Harappan) Lithic Production

The Archaeological Sites of Gadani and Phuari Headlands (Las Bela, Balochistan)

The Bronze Age Indus Quarries of the Rohri Hills and Ongar in Sindh

The chipped stone assemblage of the Tharro Hills (Thatta, Sindh) - A preliminary typological analysis

The Early Holocene Lithic Assemblages of Sindh

The Levallois Mousterian Assemblages of Sindh and their relations with the middle Paleolithic of the Indian subcontinent

The local forms of Zootecus (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Subulinidae) of Pakistan - An archaeomalacological case study

The Mesolithic Settlement of Sindh - A Preliminary Assessment

The Mesolithic Settlement of Sindh - New Evidence from the Khadeji River Course

The Middle and Upper Paleolithic Archeology of the Levant and Beyond

The Middle Holocene mangrove Shellfish gathers of Las Bela Coast - New AMS dates from Lake Siranda shell middens

The Palaeolithic settlement of Sindh - A review

The Palaeolithic sites at Ongar in Sindh, Pakistan - A precious Archaeological resource in danger

The prehistoric flint mines at Jhimpir in Lower Sindh

The shell Middens of Las Bela coast and the Indus delta (Arabian Sea)

The shell Middens of The Bay Duan

The Shell-Middens of the Arabian Sea and Gulf - Maritime Connections in the Seventh Millennium BP

Walking with the Unicorn - Social Organization and Material Culture in Ancient South Asia

Why so many different stones?  The Late (Upper) Palaeolithic Record of Sindh Reconsidered

With Alexander in India and Central Asia

Paolo Biagi is an Italian archaeologist specializing in the prehistory of Southeast Europe, Russia and the Caucasus, and Southwest Asia. He is currently a professor at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

Biagi has been director of the Italian Archaeological Mission in the Banat and Transylvania (Romania) and is at present the director of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Sindh and Las Bela (Balochistan), Pakistan since 1993. He also directed the Italian Archaeological Expedition in Oman (1990–1991) He is conducting archalogical research in the Central Alpine arc, the Pindos Mountains and the island of Lemnos (Greece), the Caucasus of Georgia, ans Sindh and Las Bela (Pakistan). He is approved High Education Commission of Pakistan supervisor of Quaid-i-Azam PhD students.

Biagi is an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, an honorary professor of Odessa and Nikolaev Universities and was awarded a gold medal from Shah Abdul Latif University in 1999.

Biagi has extensively worked in Sindh and Balochistan, he was kind enough to contribute his articles for this website.