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 043: Digging roman graves in the Necropolis of Sanisera & Archaeological Techniques of drawing, photography and digital illustration.

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Fernando ContrerasFernando Contreras Rodrigo (Lleida. Spain - 1967)

Director of the excavations at Sanitja and of the Ecomuseum de Cap de Cavalleria since 1997. President of the association "Sa Nitja. Gestión del Patrimonio Mediterráneo" founded in 1993. He obtained the Prize Fundació "la Caixa" in 1992: "Revalorització Ciutats Romanes de Catalunya i Illes Balears". FPI U.A.B. Internship 1991-95. His research fields are: Romanization in Minorca; Archaeological software; Cultural management; Museum development for the heritage of Sanitja and the Cap de Cavalleria. Director of the excavations in Mago (Pla Mirall, 2000-2002), Iamo (Correos, 1999), and Sanisera (Prospection 1993-1995, Excavation 1996-1998). His projects involving Minorca's cultural heritage include: Defense Tower in Fornells (CIM – 1996), Ecomuseum de Cap de Cavalleria (Leader II – 1997), Cavalleria Lighthouse (Futures – 1998).

 

 


Tatiana Valente photo Tatiana Valente. (Aveiro, Portugal 1988)

Graduated in Archaeology by the Porto University (Portugal) in 2010, Tatiana has been specializing as a ceramicist since then. She has been working with the Sanisera Institute since 2006, starting as a volunteer in the Roman Military Camp project. In 2007 she integrated the Sanisera team as ceramic drawer and researcher. Later on, after her graduation in 2010, she became Sanisera's ceramic specialist, working on archaeological projects in Menorca - Spain (Sanisera Roman City, Necropolis and Underwater port) and Águeda – Portugal (Talabriga Roman City). Currently she is also the co- director of the Spanish Archaeological Expeditions at Saruq al-Hadid (Dubai – UAE), held by the Sanisera Archaeological Institute.

 


Júlia BenetJúlia Benet i Cugat (Barcelona, Spain, 1995)


Júlia has a Bachelor's degree in Archaeology and a Masters degree in Biological Anthropology from the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Paleopathology and has participated in courses dedicated to paleopathology. During her studies in Archaeology, she participated in numerous excavations in Catalonia as well as laboratory work. She has studied thoroughly the paleopathologies present in the remains of medieval and modern Catalan necropolis and has focused in tumoral pathologies. Júlia also participated in the Taphos-m project, which studied how the taphonomic processes affected the remains in different environments. After graduating her Masters, she has worked as an Anthropologist for different Catalan Archaeology companies, excavating necropolis and carrying out full anthropological studies for said companies at the Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya (MAC).

 

 

 


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