Epigraphist and former director of the Epigraphical Museum Dina Peppa-Delmouzou died on March 12, the ministry of culture announced, expressing its condolences on Tuesday.

According to the biographical outline in the announcement, Peppa-Delmouzou studied in La Sappienza University in Rome under Margherita Guarducci and directed the Epigraphical Museum for over 40 years, from 1966 to 1992. During her tenure, the museum became a central reference point in its field globally, the ministry's statement said, adding that "her death marks the loss of one of the last links connecting all great researchers who worked at the Epigraphical Museum after World War II and considered it a home."