I am a prehistoric archaeologist and I have always been interested in experimental archeology and historical re-enactment. I studied Archaeology first at the University of Modena and then at the University of Bologna where I graduated with Prof.
Andrew is a historian of material culture and a university writing instructor. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 2018, where he studied the technological and social history of iron spearheads in Early Medieval England.
In 2002, I decided to actively pursue my historical interest and incorporate my skills in physics, electronics and engineering.
For over thirty years I have investigated the techniques of traditional modern potters. I use the information in technological analysis of prehistoric ceramics as I worked with directors of archaeological excavations earlier in Israel and Peru and now in Jordan.
I started my activities in 2006 when I have made first contact with the Duncarron project in Scotland, since then, I have studied the production systems from the Bronze Age up to the 11th century but my specialty is the Iron Age.
Giving lectures about Experimental Archaeology at the University of Hamburg since 2004, also in charge of the annual Experimental Archaeology Summer camp at the Stone Age Village of Albersdorf, Germany (AÖZA). Own Experiments on Neolithic Housing, ceramics, woodwork and textiles.
I have been a founding board member of REARC in the US and have taught experimental archaeology courses at Western Carolina University since 2013. My research interests include foodways, pottery use and manufacture, Cherokee Studies, Neolithic Britain, Woodland and Mississippian studies.