María Antonia Moreno Cifuentes




University degree in Philosophy and Arts (Section: History of Art) in the Complutense University in Madrid and Graduate in the Higher School for Conservation and Restoration in Madrid (Section: Archaeological materials). M Antonia was granted a scholarship by the Ministry of Culture for the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, History and Archaeology of Spain in Rome (Italy).


M Antonia mainly developed her skills in the scope of conservation and restoration projects in excavations and archaeological museums. She has worked in the Burgos, Zaragoza and National Archaeological (Madrid) museums and he has collaborated in several archaeological projects and excavations of Spanish Archaeological Missions abroad, such as: Pompeii (Italy), in the study of Casa-Caupona I, 8.8- I.8.9 / 10 and at Kharaysin (Al Zarqa. Jordan). Since 1995 she has been working with MAE in Heracleópolis Magna (Ehnasya el Medina, Egypt), where she coordinates and directs conservation and restoration works. Since 2007 she collaborates in the Project of the Amenophis III Funerary Temple at Khôm el Hettam (Luxor).

In 2008 she began her collaboration with the Project of excavation, restoration and management of Temple of Millions of Years of Tutmosis III in Luxor-west.

Besides attendance and participation in congresses, M Antonia participates in teaching and other activities such as: training courses, lectures and master's lessons in various centres such as: Complutense and Autonoma University, both of Madrid, Granada University, National University of Distance Education–UNED-, Zaragoza University, Cultural Institute Heritage of Spain -IPCE-, Museums, Conservation and Restoration Schools, etc. He has directed and coordinated several Training Courses at: Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), IPCE, National Archaeological Museum, etc.



She has published numerous articles regarding the conservation and restoration of archaeological materials. These publications include:

  • 5th Meeting of Restorers of Archaeological Cultural Property (2001. CD Scientific edition).
  • Misión Arqueológica Española en Pompeya. Informe de los trabajos realizados durante las campañas de 1989-90 en la Casa/Caupona (I.8.8.) de L. Vetutius Placidus. AEA. Nº 163-164 (64). (1999: 293-317).
  • Missione Archeologica Spagnola a Pompei. La Casa-Caupona I.8.8-9 de L. Vetutius Placidus. RIVISTA DI STUDI POMPEIANI. Volumen V. (1991-1992: 89-110).
  • The conservation and scientific investigations of wall paintings in "The Roman Thermes; Campo Valdés. Gijón, Spain". Proceedings of the International Workshop. Fribourg. (1997: 297-305)
  • La Misión Arqueológica Española en Egipto: trabajos de conservación y restauración en el yacimiento arqueológico de Ehnasya el Medina (Heracleópolis Magna). IV CRPAE. La Habana (1998: 296-298).
  • Pompeya: su Conservación y Restauración en la actualidad. Revista R/R. Nº 29. Págs.: 32-41.
  • La conservación de los torques de Museo Arqueológico Nacional. Catálogo de la exposición “Torques: belleza y poder”. (2002: 129-157).
  • La conservación del Patrimonio Arqueológico Egipcio. Catálogo Exposición “120 Años de Arqueología Española en Egipto”. (2009:152-159).
  • El proyecto “Heracelópolis Magna”: investigación arqueológica y restauración. Revista del Patrimonio Cultural de España. Nº 2. (2009: 295-311).
  • "Intervención de Restauración en el Templo de Millones de Años de Tutmosis", V Congreso Ibérico de Egiptología. Cuenca 2015. 
  • Conservación y restauración del Templo de Millones de Años de Tutmosis III. Los templos de millones de años en Tebas. Pp. 311-325. Eug Editorial Universidad de Granada. Granada 2015.