Emanuele Taccola completed his studies at the University of Pisa, where he obtained two Master’s Degrees with Honours in Ancient Letters and Archaeology (2003, 2006) and a PhD with Honours in Sciences of Antiquity and Archaeology (2019). He is now a Teaching Assistant of Etruscology and Italic Archaeology and an Adjunct Professor of Methodology of Survey and Representation in
Archaeology at the University of Pisa, where he leads the Ladire Laboratory of Drawing and Restoration.

He participated in several research projects and excavation campaigns in Italy and the Near East as excavation manager and head of the topographic and photogrammetric survey.

He has numerous publications in major scientific journals and has attended conferences of international relevance.

Areas of research, professional experiences and interests range from Etruscology to the 3D survey and 3D modelling techniques and their applications in interactive and immersive virtual environments.