Patricia Mora RiudavetsPhotographerPatricia Mora Photography (Spain)


Patricia Mora Riudavets holds a 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 doing her degree, she discovered her passion for photography and assisted at photography classes in the Faculty of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona. Years later she completed the Annual Course of Photographic Tecnique at Aula de Especialización Fotográfica (Barcelona), where she learnt the techniques of professional lighting and digital retouching. Later on she completed a training on Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) at the University College of London (UCL).

Recently she has completed the “International Postgraduate in Scientific Photography” at the Universidad de Alcalá (UAH), in which she developed, among other techniques, the skills to use multispectral photography applied to the cultural heritage.

Bringing together two of her passions, Egyptology and photography, she has worked as a professional archaeological photographer in several national and international archaeological missions in Egypt (Assassif with the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Qubbet el Hawa with the Universidad de Jaén, Deir el Bersha with the KU Leuven, Elephantine Island and Syene/Old Aswan, both projects with the Swiss Institut in Cairo, and Deir el-Bahari, with the Universidad de Alcalá), and Syria (Deir ez-Zor, with the Universidad da Coruña).