Filomena Limão holds a degree in History from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University, Lisbon (FCSH-NOVA) and was a teacher at the Secondary school for several years. In 2007 and 2011 she accomplished her Master’s dissertation and PhD thesis on History of Classical and Late Antique Art at FCSH-NOVA and became a member of the History of Art Institute (IHA). Moreover she became a professor at the History of Art Department of the same Faculty where she coordinated an academic project with her students, Encontrharte ( History of Art Meetings). The main topic of the PhD research was the Roman architectural sculpture specially Late Antique Capitals (3rd to 8th cCE ) found in Portugal but soon her interest in a comprehensive view on Roman art led her to develop a decoration project focused in some case studies in the Western part of the Roman Iberian Peninsula, currently Portugal. In 2015 she won a post-doctoral grant bestowed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) to develop the project “Decor in Antiquity in Western Hispania (1st c to 8th c CE) - Sense(s) and Performances: architectural sculpture, mosaics, painting.