Clélia Paladre is specialized in Iranian archaeology and glyptic. She is attached to the Louvre museum and is in charge of studying and valorizing the Iranian archives. She is also an associate researcher, CNRS, UMR 7041 ArScAn-VEPMO. As an archaeologist, she has worked in many countries of Near East such as Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, and Turkmenistan, focusing on early urbanism and architecture.