Maria Helena do Nascimento Rego Pereira Trindade Lopes

Full Professor


Teaching languages



Scientific areas

  • Egyptology
  • Archaeology
  • Ancient History
  • History of the Mediterranean World
  • History of the Religions

Selected Publications

  • Mênfis, o rosto de Apriés, Lisboa, Tinta da China, 2010
  • “The Mediterranean Sea: the language of history” in Cahiers de la Méditerranée [En ligne], 80 | 2010, mis en ligne le 15 décembre 2010, Consulté le 09 décembre 2010. URL: http://cdlm.revues.org/index5134.html.
  • Estudos de Egiptologia, Lisboa, Ed. Associação Portuguesa de Egiptologia, 2003
  • O Egipto Faraónico - guia de estudo, Lisboa, Ed. Associação Portuguesa de Egiptologia, 2003
  • O Homem Egípcio e a sua integração no Cosmos, Lisboa, Ed. Teorema, 1989

Academic training

Year Degree Area Institution Grade
Oriental Antiquity
F.C.S.H. - U.N.L.
passed unanimously

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Director of the First Archaeological Project directed by a Portuguese team in Egypt ("Palace of Apries, Memphis), initiated in March 2000.
  • Expertise in the Jury of Projects "Blanc" Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) in 2008 and 2010.
  • Expertise in the Jury of the "Laboratories of Excellence" (LABEX) under the Programme "Investissements d' Avenir " de l' Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) in 2010 and 2011 and “Expertise” invited to the Jury of "Equipment of excellence 2011", under the Program “Investissements d’Avenir” of the ANR (French Research Funding Agency) in 2011.
  • Project Coordinator: Formation of Portuguese experts in Egyptology and in new technologies applied to archeology through the participation of students of Archaeology, of Portuguese Universities, in Portuguese archaeological project in Egypt (IO / FCSH - UNL / Calouste Gulbenkian), 2010 - 2012.
  • Member of the working group “Constructing a pedagogical work on a shared history of the Mediterranean”, organisé par l’Association des Ateliers culturels mediterranéens en partenariat avec le Ministère de l’Education nationale et Marseille Province 2013, capitale européenne de la culture.

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