02 February 2021
Sandra Cavaco & Jaquelina Covaneiro :
Tavira in the 16Th century through the eyes of archaeology
In the 16th century Tavira was one of the most important cities of Portugal, and its port was one of the busiest, trading with ships from all over the Mediterranean, selling goods and importing all kinds of products.
Sandra Cavaco was born in Mértola and grew up in the Algarve. Graduated from University of Lisbon (1999), received a MA from University of Algarve (2012) and is currently a PhD Student in University of Évora. Working in Municipality of Tavira since 2001, her main research interests include local history/archaeology and medieval/modern ceramics. Sandra is a founding member of the CIGA Group (Islamic Ceramics from Gharb al‑Andalus).
Jaquelina Covaneiro was born in Coimbra and grew up in Ourém (Santarém). Graduated from University of Coimbra (1995), received a MA from University of Lisbon (2005). Working in Municipality of Tavira since 2002, her main research interests include local history/archaeology, medieval/modern ceramics and fauna studies. Jaquelina is a founding member of the CIGA Group (Islamic Ceramics from Gharb al Andalus).