Ch 15. A splendid regiment of women: 20th century archaeologists and palaeontologists
The network diagram and the full sources list below are additional material for Chapter 15 of the women in STEM anthology, A Passion For Science: Tales of Discovery and Invention, available now for £1.99 from Amazon.
Network of early 20th Century women archaeologists
Figure 1: (Click to view full size.) A very incomplete network of early 20th Century pioneering women archaeologists. This network was constructed by Victoria Herridge from sources within the Breaking Ground project and the accompanying online biographies. Solid arrows show known connections, and the nature of the relationship & key collaborations. Dashed lines indicate inferred connections – for example, Garrod and Lamb were on the same course, at the same Cambridge college, in the same year and can be assumed to have known each other. Originally published on Figshare and re-used here under the CC-BY license.
Sources and further reading
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Bate, DMA. (1907). “On elephant remains from Crete, with description of Elephas creticus, sp. n.” Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Mar 5, 1907: 238-250.
Bate, DMA. (1909). “Preliminary note on a new artiodactyle from Majorca, Myotragus balearicus gen. et sp. nov.” Geological Magazine 5(6): 385-388.
Bate DMA. 1923 Notes on the vertebrate remains from the Ghar Dalam cave, Malta, found by Miss Caton-Thompson. In Excavations in Malta (ed. Murray M.), pp. 12-13. London, Bernard Quaritch.
Bate, DMA. (1937). Palaeontology: the Fossil Fauna of the Wady el-Mughara Caves. The Stone Age of Mount Carmel, i, part 2. DAE Garrod and DMA Bate. Oxford, Clarendon Press.
Bar Yosef, O and J Callander. 2006. Dorothy Annie Elizabeth Garrod (1892-1968) in GM Cohen and M Sharp Joukowsky (ed.) Breaking Ground: Pioneering Women Archaeologists pp. 380-424. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Caton-Thompson, G. 1952. Kharga Oasis in Prehistory. University of London
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Caton-Thompson, G, Ryckmans, G. 1944. The tombs and Moon temple of Hureidha (Hadhramaut).
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Cohen, GM and MS Joukowski (2006). Breaking ground: pioneering women archaeologists, University of Michigan Press.
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Garrod, DAE. (1926) The Upper Paleolithic Age in Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Garrod, DAE. (1931) Excavations in the Caves of the Wady-ed-Mughara, 1929-1930. Bulletin of the American School of Prehistoric Research 7: 5-11.
Garrod, DAE. (1934) A New Mesolithic Industry: The Natufian of Palestine. Proceedings of the International Congress for Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences 107-108.
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Herridge, VL. (2013). A very incomplete network of early 20th Century pioneering women archaeologists.
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Kenyon, KM., Crowfoot, J.W. & Sukenik, E.L. 1942. The Buildings at Samaria, Samaria-Sebaste I, London, 1942
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Shindler, K. (2005). Discovering Dorothea. London, Harper Collins.
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Buried Treasure: The Walls of Jericho (1956). BBC documentary about Kathleen Kenyon’s excavations at Jericho. Viewable online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01819yv
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