Jónatan Ortiz GarcíaEgyptologistUniversity of Alcalá (Spain)


Jónatan Ortiz-García is "Juan de la Cierva – Incorporación" (MICINN, Spain) postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alcalá. Previously, he was also the recipient of a "Juan de la Cierva – Formación" (MICINN, Spain) postdoctoral fellow (2019–2021) at the same institution. He 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. His main research areas are religious cloths and clothing, funerary beliefs and practices, as well as religious interactions in ancient Egypt.

He has developed funded research stays at the University of Oxford, the British Museum, and the Museum of Byzantine Art in Berlin. His publications include a monograph, peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and co-editions of scientific meeting proceedings. He has presented papers in several international congresses and seminars.

His archaeological fieldwork experience extends from Bronze Age to Roman times excavations in Spain and Egypt. He is coordinator of the "Mundos antiguos digitales" project (https://mundosantiguos.web.uah.es).