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Curriculum Vitae of Liana Souvaltzi

Liana Souvaltzi studied Philology and Archaeology. During the period 1973-1986 she was participated in excavations in Crete as part of missions under the supervision of the University of Athens and the Ministry of Culture. Collaborated in Western Crete with the Superintendent of Antiquities of Western Crete and former Director of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of the Ministry of Culture Mr. John Tzedaki. Exelixin has in her doctoral thesis on “Comparative study of cult figurines found in tombs in Crete and Egypt period 1700-305 BC.”

In 1986 she was elected General Secretary of the Society of Friends of the National Archaeological Museum. As General. Secretary on her own initiative he has created many new programs and gave new impetus to the Company’s relations with the Museum Administration.

In 1989 she began her own excavation in Siwa oasis in Egypt and in 1990 because of its commitments in Egypt resigned from the position of General. Secretary of the Society of Friends of the National Archaeological Museum. She has given many lectures in Greece and abroad, as in Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt, Switzerland, Spain, London, Canada, etc .. She has published articles in the Proceedings of International Conference, as in many magazines Greece and abroad.

Liana Souvaltzi is the Director of the united Ellinoaigyptiakis Mission Tomb of Alexander the Great in El Maraki oaseos of Siwa in Egypt.