Gertrude Bell – Archaeologist, Arabic Advocate, Queen of the Desert.

This week I wanted to still look way back to the earliest women in the field, back when our field was loosely defined as it was and those who participated had many, many other hats to wear. That's why I feel Gertrude is an excellent addition to the series. She was an archaeologist focused on biblical archaeology, but she was also a diplomat, King-maker, advocate for the Arabic and Iraq... Continue Reading →

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