Iria Souto Castro

(Margarita Salas) Postdoctoral researcher, University of Vigo/University of Trier

ORCID 0000--000-1-66-69-1957

Iria Souto Castro obtained her PhD in Heritage Cultural Protection in 2020 at the University of Vigo (Spain). From 2016 onwards, she has been a visiting researcher at the departments of Egyptology and Ancient History of the universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Alcalá de Henares. She has taken part in archaeological work in Spain, Portugal and more recently Egypt (Sais Project, University of Durham; Middle Kingdom Theban Project, University of Alcalá), as well as different national and international congresses. She is currently a Margarita Salas postdoctoral researcher at the University of Vigo, developing her project on personal religion in El-Fayum at the University of Trier.


Personal Religion in Domestic Contexts during the New Kingdom

Iria Souto Castro

This study has three main themes: the definition of personal religion and religious domestic practices from a theoretical perspective; the description and analysis of the main archaeological and anthropological evidence; and, on that basis, the study of the impact of the Amarna period in the development of personal religion during the New Kingdom. READ MORE

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