Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2019
    Postdoctoral Researcher (Ramón y Cajal) at the Spanish National Research Council (Madrid, Spain)

  • Since 2019
    Director of the Epigraphic and Conservation Project at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna (Egypt)

  • Since 2017
    Deputy Director of the Spanish Mission in Dra Abu el-Naga (Egypt,

  • 2017 – 2019
    Postdoctoral Researcher (Juan de la Cierva) at the Spanish National Research Council (Madrid)

  • 2014 – 2015
    Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the University of Basel (Switzerland)

  • 2014 – 2013
    Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Basel (Switzerland) within the programme Schweizerische Bundes-Exzellenz-Stipendien

  • 2011 – 2017
    Researcher in several projects at the Spanish National Research Council and the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain)

  • 2006 – 2010
    Predoctoral Fellow (FPU) at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Spain)

Selected publications


  • S. Bickel, L. Díaz-Iglesias (eds.), 2017: Studies in Ancient Egyptian Funerary Literature (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 257). Leuven, Peeters.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2017: Naref and Osiris Naref: A Study in Herakleopolitan religious traditions (Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde-Beiheft 3). Berlin, De Gruyter.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2014: El ciclo mítico de Heracleópolis Magna. Continuidad y reelaboración a partir de las fuentes funerarias y cultuales (Aula Ægyptiaca-Studia 7). Bellaterra, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Servei de Publicacions.


  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2019, “Human and material aspects in the process of transmission and copying the Book of the Dead in the tomb of Djehuty (TT 11)”, in L. Weiss, N. Staring, H. Twiston Davies (eds.): Perspectives on Lived Religion: Practices – Transmission – Landscape (Papers on Archaeology of the Leiden Museum of Antiquities 21). Leiden, Sidestone Press: 147-164.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2018: “Glimpses of the first owners of a reused burial: fragments of a shroud with Book of the Dead Spells from Dra Abu el-Naga North”, Bulletin de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale 118: 83-126.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias, 2018: “Products of the same master copy: deification of body limbs in Book of the Dead chapter 42 in TT 11 and pHannover KM 1970.37”, Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 145(1): 22-42.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2018: “Re-joining Scattered Pieces: a New Fragment of the Mummy Bandage of Tjaihorpata in Madrid”, Chronique d’Égypte XCIII, fasc. 186: 262-280.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2017-2018: “Two early shrouds inscribed with Book of the Dead spells from Dra Abu el-Naga”, Révue d’Égyptologie 68: 1-42.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias, 2017: “The Book of Going Forth by Day in the funerary chamber of Djehuty (TT 11): past, present, and future”, en M. Cristina Guidotti, G. Rosati (eds.), Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Egyptologists, Florence, Italy 23-30 August 2015 (Archaeopress Egyptology), Oxford: 177-183.

  • L. Díaz-Iglesias Llanos, 2016: “The Development of local Osirian forms: an explanatory model”, Trabajos de Egiptología / Papers on Ancient Egypt 7: 23-41.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Principal Investigator of the R+D Project Material Philology applied to the study of Egyptian burial chambers: scribes and patrons, since 2020

  • Deputy Director of the Project A Unique Middle Kingdom Funerary Garden in Thebes: Documentation, interpretation and conservation of the American Research Centre in Egypt, 2018 – 2019

  • Scientific Collaborator of the project Life Histories of Theban Tombs of the Swiss National Research Foundation, 2015 – 2018

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the International Association of Egyptologists


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