María Franco

NATIONALITY

Spanish

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

María Franco González graduated from the University of Malaga in 2008. In 2009, she began the Master programme in Archaeology and Territory at the University of Granada, opting for the area of classical archaeology. In 2010, she prepared a Master in Physical and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Medicine of Granada, in order to specialise in the application of anthropology to archaeology within funerary contexts and necropolis.

She has attended to several courses and seminars on subjects related to archaeology and forensic sciences. She has participated in archaeological excavations, as a student and via scholarship, including the Greek city of Ampurias (Girona, Spain), the Ibero-Roman site of Valdeherrera (Zaragoza, Spain) and the roman theatre of Málaga.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

In 2011 she participated as grantee of archaeology in the Temple of Millions of Years Project and in 2012 she collaborates as attendee of physical anthropology. Since 2014 she is doing her doctoral thesis focused on the study of small finds with epigraphic remains 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 with speciality in Egyptology to improve her academic training in this field.