Ros Eavis Oliveira ( †2012 )

NATIONALITY

Anglo-Spanish

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Ros Eavis Oliveira received the Certificate in Egyptology from the University of Manchester, England in 2009.  She was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award for the best final year dissertation (Kiya – The Greatly Beloved Wife of Akhenaten).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ros is the founder of an Egyptology Club in the Algarve, Portugal, which has been running successfully since 2001.  She was an administrative staff member for the North Kharga Oasis Survey during 2007, and worked during 2008 and 2009 as a volunteer field archaeologist for the excavation of the Islamic bath house precinct of the Castle of Loulé, in the Algarve.

Ros collaborated during 2009 and 2010 with the Egyptian Museum in Cairo in the preparation of texts and labels for the Children’s Museum, and the English version of the Introduction to the SCA press publication “Faces from The Past”.   She carried out research on a Nubian wig held in the collection of the Egyptian Museum in 2009, for a forthcoming article on the role of these wigs during the late 18th dynasty.  She also assisted with the preparations for the opening of the Carter House Museum in Luxor in November 2009.  Ros joined the team of the Thutmosis III Temple Project in 2011.

Ros has worked for over 20 years providing translation services (Portuguese-English-Spanish) of technical and legal documentation.  Over the same period, she has also worked as a project manager for new civil construction projects and renovations.

PUBLICATIONS

In press (with S. Ikram)    ‘Horus’, Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, R. Bagnall et al. (eds). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
In press (with S. Ikram)    ‘Khons’, Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, R. Bagnall et al. (eds). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
In press (with S. Ikram)    ‘Nun’, Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, R. Bagnall et al. (eds). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
In press (with S. Ikram)    ‘Sekhmet’, Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, R. Bagnall et al. (eds). New York: Wiley-Blackwell.