Linda Chapon

NATIONALITY

Spanish

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Linda Chapon got her degree in History in the University of Granada in 2009, specializing in the field of archaeology. In 2009, she did, in the same University, the Master in Archaeology and the Master in Physical and Forensic Anthropology with the aim to apply the study of human remains to archaeology.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

She has participated in archaeological excavations in different chronological and geographical settings particularly, in the sphere of the Ancient Egypt, in the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project in 2010, through an internship agreement with the Department of Prehistory and Archaeology of the University of Granada. She participated, as well, in the Qubbet el-Hawa Project, a necropolis situated in Aswan, directed by the Professor Alejandro Jiménez Serrano of the University of Jaén, as archaeologist and physical anthropologist.

Since October 2013 she participates in the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project undertaking a thesis focused on the study of sandstone reliefs documented in the temple. This project is integrated within a collaboration agreement between the Banco Santander, the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III Project, and the universities of Tübingen and Granada, which aim is to develop research studies on this temple. In the University of Tübingen, she is undertaking the Bachelor in Egyptology to improve her academic training in this field.

During field seasons, she carries out the documentation in situ of sandstone fragments. She is also in charge of the anthropological study and excavation works of the human remains discovered during the archaeological works.