Diego Angelucci. Completed the Dottorato di Ricerca in Scienze Antropologiche in 1997/07 by Università degli Studi di Bologna and Laurea in Scienze Geologiche in 1993/07 by Università degli Studi di Milano Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra Ardito Desio. Published 24 articles in journals.

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Full name
Diego Angelucci

Citation names

  • Angelucci, Diego

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Knowledge fields

  • Humanities - History and Archaeology - Archaeology


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Italian Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1)
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2)
Catalan Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1)
German Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
French Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Degree Classification
Scienze Antropologiche (Dottorato di Ricerca)
Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy
Scienze Geologiche (Laurea)
Università degli Studi di Milano Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra Ardito Desio, Italy

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2008/12/16 - Current Associate Professor (University Teacher) Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy


Journal article
  1. J. Zilhão; D. E. Angelucci; M. Araújo Igreja; L. J. Arnold; E. Badal; P. Callapez; J. L. Cardoso; et al. "Last Interglacial Iberian Neandertals as fisher-hunter-gatherers". Science 367 6485 (2020): eaaz7943-eaaz7943. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaz7943.
  2. Diego E. Angelucci; Maurizio Zambaldi; Umberto Tessari; Carmela Vaccaro; Julie Arnaud; Gabriele L.F. Berruti; Sara Daffara; Marta Arzarello. "New insights on the Monte Fenera Palaeolithic, Italy: Geoarchaeology of the Ciota Ciara cave". Geoarchaeology 34 4 (2019): 413-429. https://doi.org/10.1002/gea.21708.
  3. Angelucci, Diego E.; Anesin, Daniela; Susini, Davide; Villaverde, Valentín; Zapata, Josefina; Zilhão, João. "A tale of two gorges: Late Quaternary site formation and surface dynamics in the Mula basin (Murcia, Spain)". Quaternary International 485 (2018): 4-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.04.006.
  4. Dirk L. Hoffmann; Diego E. Angelucci; Valentín Villaverde; Josefina Zapata; João Zilhão. "Symbolic use of marine shells and mineral pigments by Iberian Neandertals 115,000 years ago". Science Advances (2018): https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aar5255.
  5. Zilhão, J.; Anesin, D.; Aubry, T.; Badal, E.; Cabanes, D.; Kehl, M.; Klasen, N.; et al. "Precise dating of the Middle-to-Upper Paleolithic transition in Murcia (Spain) supports late Neandertal persistence in Iberia". Heliyon 3 11 (2017): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85034051929&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  6. Carrer, F.; Angelucci, D.E.. "Continuity and discontinuity in the history of upland pastoral landscapes: the case study of Val Molinac and Val Poré (Val di Sole, Trentino, Eastern Italian Alps)". Landscape Research (2017): 1-16. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85034622302&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  7. Zilhão, João; Ajas, Aurélie; Badal, Ernestina; Burow, Christoph; Kehl, Martin; López-Sáez, José Antonio; Pimenta, Carlos; et al. "Cueva Antón: A multi-proxy MIS 3 to MIS 5a paleoenvironmental record for SE Iberia". Quaternary Science Reviews 146 (2016): 251-273. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.05.038.
  8. Walker, M.J.; Anesin, D.; Angelucci, D.E.; Avilés-Fernández, A.; Berna, F.; Buitrago-López, A.T.; Fernández-Jalvo, Y.; et al. "Combustion at the late Early Pleistocene site of Cueva Negra del Estrecho del Río Quípar (Murcia, Spain)". Antiquity 90 351 (2016): 571-589. http://dx.doi.org/10.15184/aqy.2016.91.
  9. Lutterotti, Luca; Dell’Amore, Federica; Angelucci, Diego E.; Carrer, Francesco; Gialanella, Stefano. "Combined X-ray diffraction and fluorescence analysis in the cultural heritage field". Microchemical Journal 126 (2016): 423-430. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2015.12.031.
  10. Ollé, Andreu; Vergès, Josep Maria; Rodríguez-Álvarez, Xosé Pedro; Cáceres, Isabel; Angelucci, Diego E.; Vallverdú, Josep; Demuro, Martina; et al. "The Middle Pleistocene site of La Cansaladeta (Tarragona, Spain): Stratigraphic and archaeological succession". Quaternary International 393 (2016): 137-157. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.053.
  11. Burow, Christoph; Kehl, Martin; Hilgers, Alexandra; Weniger, Gerd-Christian; Angelucci, Diego E.; Villaverde, Valentín; Zapata, Josefina; Zilhão, João. "Luminescence Dating of Fluvial Deposits in the Rock Shelter of Cueva Antón, Spain". Geochronometria 42 1 (2015): http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/geochr-2015-0010.
  12. Lowe, J.J.; Ramsey, C.B.; Housley, R.A.; Lane, C.S.; Tomlinson, E.L.; Stringer, C.; Davies, W.; et al. "The RESET project: Constructing a European tephra lattice for refined synchronisation of environmental and archaeological events during the last c. 100 ka". Quaternary Science Reviews 118 (2015): 1-17. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84938207548&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  13. Richter, D.; Angelucci, D.E.; Dias, M.I.; Prudêncio, M.I.; Gouveia, M.A.; Cardoso, G.J.; Burbidge, C.I.; Zilhão, J.. "Heated flint TL-dating for Gruta da Oliveira (Portugal): Dosimetric challenges and comparison of chronometric data". Journal of Archaeological Science 41 (2014): 705-715. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84886497705&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  14. Kapper, K.L.; Anesin, D.; Donadini, F.; Angelucci, D.E.; Cavulli, F.; Pedrotti, A.; Hirt, A.M.. "Linking site formation processes to magnetic properties. Rock- and archeomagnetic analysis of the combustion levels at Riparo Gaban (Italy)". Journal of Archaeological Science 41 (2014): 836-855. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887326457&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  15. Angelucci, D.E.; Anesin, D.; Susini, D.; Villaverde, V.; Zapata, J.; Zilhão, J.. "Formation processes at a high resolution Middle Paleolithic site: Cueva Antón (Murcia, Spain)". Quaternary International 315 (2013): 24-41. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887249200&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  16. Angelucci, D.E.; Anesin, D.; López Martínez, M.; Haber Uriarte, M.; Rodríguez Estrella, T.; Walker, M.J.. "Rethinking stratigraphy and site formation of the Pleistocene deposit at Cueva Negra del Estrecho del Río Quípar (Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain)". Quaternary Science Reviews 80 (2013): 195-199. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84886247737&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  17. Carrancho, A.; Villalaín, J.J.; Pavón-Carrasco, F.J.; Osete, M.L.; Straus, L.G.; Vergès, J.M.; Carretero, J.M.; et al. "First directional European palaeosecular variation curve for the Neolithic based on archaeomagnetic data". Earth and Planetary Science Letters 380 (2013): 124-137. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84883744754&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  18. Morales, J.I.; Vergès, J.M.; Fontanals, M.; Ollé, A.; Allué, E.; Angelucci, D.E.. "Technical and cultural processes during the early Holocene in the NE of the Iberian Peninsula. The levels B and Bb of La Cativera (El Catllar, Tarragona) | Procesos técnicos y culturales durante el Holoceno inicial en el noroeste de la Península Ibérica. Los niveles B y Bb de La Cativera (El Catllar, Tarragona)". Trabajos de Prehistoria 70 1 (2013): 54-75. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84879802925&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  19. Forgia, V.; Martín, P.; López-García, J.M.; Ollé, A.; Vergès, J.M.; Allué, E.; Angelucci, D.E.; et al. "New data on Sicilian prehistoric and historic evolution in a mountain context, Vallone Inferno (Scillato, Italy)". Comptes Rendus - Palevol 12 2 (2013): 115-126. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875804314&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  20. Aubry, T.; Dimuccio, L.A.; Almeida, M.; Neves, M.J.; Angelucci, D.E.; Cunha, L.. "Palaeoenvironmental forcing during the Middle-Upper Palaeolithic transition in central-western Portugal". Quaternary Research 75 1 (2011): 66-79. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78751568113&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  21. Angelucci, D.E.. "The recognition and description of knapped lithic artifacts in thin section". Geoarchaeology 25 2 (2010): 220-232. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-76749170380&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  22. Zilhão, J.; Angelucci, D.E.; Badal-García, E.; D'Errico, F.; Daniel, F.; Dayet, L.; Douka, K.; et al. "Symbolic use of marine shells and mineral pigments by Iberian Neandertals". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107 3 (2010): 1023-1028. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-75749095242&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  23. Carrancho, Á.; Villalaín, J.J.; Angelucci, D.E.; Dekkers, M.J.; Vallverdú, J.; Vergès, J.M.. "Rock-magnetic analyses as a tool to investigate archaeological fired sediments: A case study of mirador cave (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain)". Geophysical Journal International 179 1 (2009): 79-96. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70350300647&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  24. Almeida, F.; Moreno-García, M.; Angelucci, D.E.. "From under the bulldozer's claws: The EE15 Late Gravettian occupation surface of the Lagar Velho rock-shelter". World Archaeology 41 2 (2009): 242-261. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70449507627&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  25. Angelucci, D.E.; Boschian, G.; Fontanals, M.; Pedrotti, A.; Vergés, J.M.. "Shepherds and karst: The use of caves and rock-shelters in the Mediterranean region during the Neolithic". World Archaeology 41 2 (2009): 191-214. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70350260122&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  26. Angelucci, D.E.; Zilhão, J.. "Stratigraphy and formation processes of the upper pleistocene deposit at gruta da oliveira, almonda karstic system, Torres Novas, Portugal". Geoarchaeology 24 3 (2009): 277-310. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-69249221490&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  27. Gomes, J.A.; Angelucci, D.E.; Cabral, J.. "Archaeoseismology: Present state of the art in Portugal | Arqueossismologia: Estado actual do Conhecimento em Portugal". Comunicacoes Geologicas 95 1 (2008): 73-92. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84884472631&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  28. Angelucci, D.E.. "Geoarchaeological insights from a Roman age incineration feature (ustrinum) at Enconsta de Sant'Ana (Lisbon, Portugal)". Journal of Archaeological Science 35 9 (2008): 2624-2633. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-47049096993&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  29. Angelucci, D.E.; Soares, A.M.; Almeida, L.; Brito, R.; Leitão, V.. "Neolithic occupation and mid-Holocene soil formation at Encosta de Sant'Ana (Lisbon, Portugal): a geoarchaeological approach". Journal of Archaeological Science 34 10 (2007): 1641-1648. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34547111790&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  30. Angelucci, D.E.. "Geoarchaeology and micromorphology of Abric de la Cativera (Catalonia, Spain)". Catena 54 3 (2003): 573-601. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0345772228&partnerID=MN8TOARS.