Dorothy Garrod remembrance

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Cambridge has produced an article about the accomplishments of archaeologist Dorothy Garrod, the first female professor in the institution: “The groundbreaking female archaeologist”.

Fingers drummed, heads scratched, because for all the universitys failings on sexual equality, they were eager to have her.
The solution?
They turned her into a man, hoots Dr Pamela Jane Smith, a research fellow at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at Cambridge, a 68-year-old academic whose PhD thesis resurrected Garrods accomplishments from the dusty folds of history.

Garrod is remembered in paleoanthropology as the excavator of Skhul and Tabun, along with many other important sites.