Ana Herranz RedondoRestorerEscuela Superior de Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales (Spain)
Ana M. Herranz is a Conservator-Restorer of Cultural Heritage. She received her B.A. in History from the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (UAM) in 2009, after receiving an Erasmus European Grant in Università Degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (2008), where she developed her studies in Ancient Egypt and archaeological practices on The Palatine Hill, Rome. In 2009, she obtained a Postgraduate Research Grant in the Department of Ancient, Medieval, Paleography and Diplomatic History (UAM). At the same time, she continued her studies in Ancient Egypt through multiple courses and seminars, especially those related to Egyptian Language (Middle Egyptian) in Higher Centre for Near Eastern Studies and Egypt Language and Hieroglyphic Writing (UAM). In 2010, she also obtained a Master's Degree in History and Sciences of Antiquity, specialty in Ancient Near East and Egypt (UAM), as well as in Museum Studies and Museology in 2011 (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares). During this stage, she participated as a guide in the Debod Temple because of several seminars on Egyptology, as well as worked on temporary exhibitions (Tutankhamon. His Tomb and its Treasures). He also worked at the National Archaeological Museum, cataloging and recording the collections objects of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities and the Middle East.
After carrying out multiple postgraduate courses in conservation of archaeological heritage, she started her studies in this field in the School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (Madrid), doing her internship in Altamira National Museum and Research Centre and obtaining in 2018 her B.A. in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage (specialty in Archaeological Heritage). After working on the private cultural sector, she obtained in 2018 a JAE-Intro CSIC Grant, participating in the I+D+I National Project “Building Tartessos: constructive, spatial and territorial analysis of an architectural model in the Middle Guadiana Valley” (HAR2015-63788-P), working in conservation of archaeological artifacts settlement at “Casas del Turuñuelo” (Guareña, Badajoz).
She has also been working as a curator in other archaeological sites like the Motilla of Retamar (Argamasilla de Alba, Ciudad Real), participating in the archaeological campaign, writing the Conservation-Restoration Project and applying preventive and curative treatments in archaeological artifacts. Ana M. Herranz has also recently specialized in other fields related to Heritage such as Taxation and Expertise of Works of Art.