Katharina Kuntz studied conservation and restoration in Berlin and Erfurt. Beside studying she worked as a project assistant for research projects based in Germany, Romania and Saudi-Arabia. She worked as an archivist for the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin and was trainee in the Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund.
In 2016 she was awarded a doctoral fellowship by the BerGSAS where she is member of the program Ancient Objects and Visual Studies . Her project aims at understanding the regional features of the pottery found at Tacht-e Soleiman by classifying them into their cultural and archaeologic context. The main focus of this work lies on the Early Islamic Period.