MKTP Team 2018

Season 4
2018

Head
Antonio J. Morales

Archaeology
Kelly Accetta Crowe
Sergio Alarcón Robledo
Mohamed Osman
Sebastian Falk
Elisabeth Kruck
Hazem Shared Mohamed
Miriam Luciañez Triviño
Óscar Martínez Castro

Egyptology
Salima Ikram
Raúl Sánchez Casado
Jónatan Ortiz García
Carmen Díaz Castro
Sofía Illana López
Marta Arranz Cárcamo

Conservation
Eman Zidan
Mohamed Hussein
Rawda Abdelhady
Ahmed Tarek

Epigraphy
Dina Serova
Carlos Gracia Zamacona

Architecture
Flavio Celis D'Amico
Ernesto Echeverría Valiente
Delaminet Meza Hung
Daniel Spinelli Arroyo

Forensic Anthropology
Manuel F. Carrillo Rodríguez
Enrique Dorado Fernández

Geology
Teresa Bardají Azcárate

Photography
Patricia Mora Riudavets

Papyrology
Miriam Krutzsch

Ceramics
Kei Yamamoto

3D Scanning
Inma López Hita

Other seasons:
Team 2020
Team 2017

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Antonio J. Morales

Head

Antonio Morales is Assoc. Professor of Egyptology at the Seminar of Ancient History in the University of Alcalá (UAH, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid) and the Director of the Middle Kingdom Theban Project. Previously, he lectured at Freie Universität Berlin. He is currently organizing an Egyptological program at the University of Alcalá, mainly focused on pharaonic history, religion, language, and culture.

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Kelly Accetta

Archaeology

Kelly Accetta holds a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and Art History from the University of Virginia, a Master of Philosophy in Egyptology from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD in Archaeology, also from the University of Cambridge. Her dissertation was entitled “Thresholds of the Gods: Doorways and Movement in New Kingdom Theban Temples”.

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Sergio Alarcón

Archaeology

Sergio Alarcón studied Architecture in the Technical University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), and an MPhil in Egyptology at the University of Cambridge. He is doing his PhD in Egyptian Archaeology at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA. His main area of interest is ancient Egyptian architecture, with a particular focus on Middle to Late Bronze Age temple and funerary structures in Egypt.

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Mohamed Osman

Archaeology

Mohamed Osman finished his PhD in Nov. 2017 in Freie Universität Berlin. His thesis deals with trade routes and centres in ancient Egypt in Upper Egypt during the Old and Middle Kingdoms. He finished his MA in Egyptian Archaeology in 2008 from Helwan University. His main interests are archaeology, landscape archaeology and associated methods such as GIS and landscape photogrammetry.

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Sebastian Falk

Archaeology

Sebastian Falk is research assistant at the Cairo Department of the German Archaeological Institute (DAIK). He has completed his MA thesis entitled “The excavations of Hermann Junker in Merimde Beni Salama: contextualization and reexamination of the archaeological finds” in 2016. Sebastian’s work focuses on promoting scientific exchange with Egyptian scholars and organizing the DAIK scholarship program.

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Elisabeth Kruck

Archaeology

Elisabeth (MA in Egyptology, Mainz) is scientific assistant at the Seminar of Egyptology in the Freie Universität Berlin. She has recently submitted her Phd thesis about intact burials in the Middle Kingdom to the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz. Her main research interests are funerary material culture, concepts of burials and the connection of archeological legacies and funerary rites.

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Hazem Shared

Archaeology

Hazem Shared is an Egyptian archaeologist living in Luxor especialized on registration, management, logistical organization and ceramic work. He studied his BA in Archaeology and Egyptology at Aim Shams University, Cairo, and later initiated a long career –in spite of his young age– of participations in numerous excavations.

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Miriam Luciañez

Archaeology

Miriam Luciañez got a BA in Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (UPV-EHU) (2008) and a Master degree in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2009). Later, she studied a Master in Archeology (University of Seville, 2012) and is currently doing her thesis on ivory manufacture in the Chalcolithic site of Valencina de la Concepción (Seville).

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Óscar Martínez

Archaeology

Óscar Martínez has recently completed his BA in History at the University of Alcalá (2013-2017) and is currently studying an MA in Archaeology and Heritage Management in the same university in Madrid. In his early education one must identify other certificates and diplomas for the study of SIG programs, Autocad, and further topographical tools.

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Salima Ikram

Egyptology

Salima Ikram is Distinguished University Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo and the Head of the Egyptology Unit. She has published extensively on funerary archaeology, animals in Egypt, and aspects of Egyptian art and daily life.

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Raúl Sánchez

Egyptology

Raúl Sánchez Casado holds a BA degree in History from the University of Granada (Spain) since 2011, and obtained his MA in Sciences of the Antiquity and the Middle Ages from the same University in 2012. In 2013 he was awarded a Dissertation Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education for carrying out his PhD on the figure of the ka-servant and his functions during the Old Kingdom.

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Jónatan Ortiz

Egyptology

Jónatan Ortiz-García holds a BA in History, a MA in Cultural Heritage (Classical Archaeology), and a PhD in Cultural Heritage (Egyptology) from the University of Valencia. While working on his dissertation about ancient Egyptian painted shrouds, he was “Atracció de Talent” (VLC/Campus) predoctoral fellow at the department of Ancient History and Written Culture of the University of Valencia.

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Carmen Díaz

Egyptology

Carmen Díaz Castro studied a BA in History at the University of Alcalá, obtaining her degree recently in 2017. During her final BA year, she attended “Middle Egyptian I: Introduction to the hieroglyphic writing”, and demonstrated her strong interest on the fields of Ancient History and Egyptology; not in vain, she decided to write her degree paper about Alexander the Great and his adaptation to local traditions.

SofiaIllana

Sofía Illana

Egyptology

Sofía Illana López is a final-year student in the BA degree in History. She initiated her studies in 2014 at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares. Currently, she is finishing her studies in History with a visiting European fellowship at the Université Rennes 2 (Bretagne, France).

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Marta Arranz

Egyptology

Marta Arranz studied a BA in History at the University Complutense of Madrid, and an MA in Archaeology and Heritage at the University Autonoma of Madrid. Currently, she is working on her PhD in the same university. Her main field of study is the iconography and nature of the snake-goddesses in ancient Egypt. She is Research Associate in the Middle Kingdom Theban Project at the University of Alcalá.

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Eman Zidan

Conservation

Eman H. Zidan is object conservator and works for the Ministry of Antiquities at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo (EMC) since 2008. Among her recent duties, she has participated in several projects and exhibitions at the EMC. Currently she is specialized on monitoring environmental conditions and developing preventive conservation strategies for the collection of EMC.

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Mohamed Hussein

Conservation

Mohamed Hussein holds a BA in Archaeological Conservation from South Valley University, Department of Art, Restoration, and Conservation (2005), and a Master in Restoration and Conservation of Antiquities from the same university (2010). He has been a conservator at the Egyptian Museum of Cairo since 2012 until now, and has worked as intern conservator for several projects in ARCE (2012).

Rawda

Rawda Abdelhady

Conservation

Rawda holds a BA in Egyptology from Alexandria University (2013), a Diploma in Archaeological Conservation from Fayum University (2016), and an MA in Heritage Conservation and Site Management from Helwan University and the BTU Brandenburg University of Technology (2018). She especializes in the conservation of objects and works as conservator in the Museum of Archaeology (Alexandria University).

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Ahmed Tarek

Conservation

Ahmed Tarek is a conservator at the Conservation Center of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM-CC). He is especially interested on the conservation of organic artifacts, in particular papyrus and paper.

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Dina Serova

Epigraphy

Dina Serova holds a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and Cultural History of Northeast Africa from Humboldt University Berlin and a Master of Arts in Egyptology from Freie University Berlin. She is currently enrolled as a PhD candidate at Humboldt University, as she writes her dissertation about “Nudity in ancient Egypt: A diachronic analysis on the basis of written and pictorial evidence”.

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Carlos Gracia

Epigraphy

Carlos Gracia Zamacona (PhD in Egyptology and Linguistics, École Pratique des Hautes Études, 2008) is a specialist in linguistics and Coffin Texts, the largest mortuary corpus from ancient Egypt (c. 2000-1500 BCE). His interests are verbal semantics, metaphorical thinking, textual patterns and uses, graphemics, and religious thought as well as its reinterpretation.

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Flavio Celis

Architecture

Flavio Celis obtained his PhD in Architecture at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in 1998. Between 2001 and 2005 he was Lecturer in Design and Drawing in the Architectural Degree at the School of Architecture in the University of Alcalá. From 2005 he is Professor in Sustainability Architecture, mainly teaching and conducting research in the Master Degree in Architecture developed at the University of Alcalá.

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Ernesto Echeverría

Architecture

Ernesto Echeverría Valiente is Associate Professor in Design and Geometry at the Architecture degree of the School of Architecture (University of Alcala, Spain). He received his BA in Architecture from the University Politechnique of Madrid (Spain) in 1990. He obtained his PhD in Architecture at the University Politechnique of Madrid in 2005 about "The University campus of Alcala de Henares”.

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Delaminet Meza Hung

Architecture

Delaminet is a BA student on Architectural and Urban Design at the University of Alcalá. Her main academic interests are semiotics in architecture, specifically of mythology area, and biomimetic architecture.

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Daniel Spinelli

Architecture

Daniel Spinelli holds a BA in Architecture from the University of Alcalá (2006) with a BA paper entitled "Urban Corridors: the case of the Henares Corridor as a territorial intervention". He is currently working on his Master thesis on Architecture at the University of Alcalá.

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Manuel F. Carrillo

Forensic Anthropology

Manuel Carrillo got his degree in Medicine and Surgery (MD) from the University Complutense in Madrid. In addition, he has a Master degree in Physical and Forensic Anthropology (MSc) from the University of Granada and a PhD from the University of Alcalá. He passed his certified residence training in Legal and Forensic Medicine.

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Enrique Dorado

Forensic Anthropology

Enrique Dorado received his BSc and MD in Medicine and Surgery, as well as his PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the University Complutense in Madrid. In addition, he has obtained several degrees in his prolific career, such as MSc in Physical and Forensic Anthropology (UCM); Especialist degree in Legal and Forensic Medicine; and MSc in Medical Law and Bioethics (UCLM).

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Teresa Bardají

Geology

Teresa Bardají is a geologist and geomorphologist currently teaching at the University of Alcalá (Madrid, Spain) as full professor. Her main research lines are related to Quaternary environmental evolution in Mediterranean and Atlantic settings, not only in Spain but also in other countries such as Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and Cape Verde.

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Patricia Mora

Photography

Patricia Mora holds a BA degree in History from the University of Barcelona and a MA in Egyptology from the University of Liverpool, with a dissertation entitled “Women that clap their hands in the Old Kingdom”. While working on her degree, she discovered her passion for photography and attended photography courses in the Faculty of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona.

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Miriam Krutzsch

Papyrology

Myriam Krutzch is papyrus conservator of the papyrology collection of the Egyptian Museum of Berlín (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin / Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz). She has extensive experience in the reconstruction and conservation of papyrus, paper and books. She has worked in collections from around the world and she has also collaborated with various archaeological missions in Egypt.

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Kei Yamamoto

Ceramics

Kei Yamamoto holds a double-major Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He then obtained Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto. His doctoral dissertation examined the Middle Kingdom pottery assemblage from North Abydos.

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Inma López

3D Scanning

Inma López obtained her BSc in Engineering, Industrial Design and Development in the Technical School of Engineering at the Universidad Politécnica in Madrid. She works as an engineer on industrial design and has especialized on digitalization with 3D scanner, inverted engineering, and auditive fabrication.