Lina Dorina Johanna Eckenstein – The Polymath of Egypt

Little is really known about Lina Eckenstein as an archaeologist, despite what could be considered her second most important contribution being her work with Hilda Petrie, her husband Flinders Petrie, and Margaret Murray working in Egypt. Eckenstein was a vibrant woman, a religious skeptic, a rebel of her time, and described as a "New Woman" in... Continue Reading →

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