Fernando 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).
Ismael Macías Fernández (Arcos de la Frontera, Spain 1989)
He graduated in History from the University of Granada in 2012, and in 2013 he obtained his Master in Archaeology by the University of Granada. During his academic formation he has participated in pottery studies from the archaeological site of Isturgi (Los Villares de Andújar, Jaén, Spain) and he also has worked in differents archaeological excavations with Spanish Universities, like Bilbilis (University of Zaragoza), Begastri (University of Murcia), Baelo Claudia (University of Cádiz), Los Bañales (UNED), the excavations of the "Patio de Banderas", located in "Alcazar de Sevilla" (University of Sevilla), Alfar Romano de Cartuja (University of Granada) or international, such the archaeological site of Villa San Silvestro (University of Perugia) in Italy. In recent years he has worked like technical archaeologist in the Sanctuary of Diana in Nemi (University of Perugia, Italy), since 2012 until today, in the "Archaeological excavations of the Boca del Infierno, in the Valle de Hecho in Huesca" (Directed by A. Sevilla) in the summer of 2015 and in the Funerary Temple of Thutmosis III (Luxor, Egypt) since 2013.
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.
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