Katharina Kuntz, M.A.

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.

Since 2016 Katharina Kuntz has been doctoral fellow at the Topoi research group (C-3) Fragments, ruins and space: the perception and representation of ancient spaces in modern contexts (hosting Key Topic Transformation) and also has participated in the PhD program “Ancient Objects and Visual Studies” (AOVis) at  the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS). 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.