Javier Martínez Babón

NATIONALITY

Spanish

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Javier Martínez Babón obtained his Undergraduate degree in Ancient History at the University Autònoma of Barcelona in 1987, and his Masters degree in Egyptology from the Eberhard-Karls Universität of Tübingen in 1993, with the support of the CIRIT (government of Catalonia), the country of Baden-Württenberg and the DAAD. In 1995 he presented his doctoral work “Historia de la Espada Curva durante el Imperio Nuevo Egipcio” (“History of the Sickle sword during the New Kingdom of ancient Egypt”) and obtained the maximum qualification (“Cum Laude”).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Javier Martínez Babón has developed his professional experience in the academic field and in epigraphic studies. He was Assistant Professor of Ancient History at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona between 1995 and 1999. He has taught Ancient Egyptian grammar and history in the Escola d’Egiptologia de la Fundació Arqueològica Clos of Barcelona since 2001. He has also worked as a professor of special and summer seminars for a number of universities, such as the University de Castilla La Mancha, the University de Girona and the University Ramón Llull of Barcelona. He has worked since 2002 at various archaeological sites for the University of Tübingen, and, under the direction of the Dr. Farouk Gomaa, he has studied the tombs of Padineith (TT 197) and Monthemhat (TT 34).

PUBLICATIONS

As a result of his studies of the development of armies and weapons during the New Kingdom, he has written a number of books and articles on this subject: Historia Militar de Egipto durante la Dinastía XVIII. Barcelona 2003, ISBN 84-932007-4-3. Faraones Guerreros: Historia Militar de Egipto desde la Dinastía I hasta la XXVI. Sant Feliu de Guíxols 2007. Breve síntesis sobre la introducción de nuevo armamento en Egipto durante la Dinastía XVIII. Espacio, Tiempo y Forma UNED (2001): 11-37. Breve síntesis sobre el armamento en Egipto durante las Dinastías XIX y XX. Espacio, Tiempo y Forma UNED (2004-2005): 35-55. Ein Schwert aus der ersten Hälfte der 18. Dynastie. GM 208 (2006): 51-54. Panoplias de armas pintadas en las paredes de las tumbas de Kenamón y Rejmire (Dinastía XVIII) y de Ramsés III (Dinastía XX): trasfondo histórico. Oppidum (2008): 9-34. (with Dr. Farouk Gomaa) Consideraciones Preliminares sobre los Trabajos realizados en la tumba de Monthemhat (TT 34). Revista Internacional d’Humanitats 12 (2007): 5-12.