Elizabeth Philpot : Collector of Curious Creatures

If I'm going to talk about Mary Anning, then I must also talk about her close friend and mentor, Elizabeth Philpot. Philpot is easily as important to the early discipline of palaeontology as Anning, and easily as neglected. It's this neglect that leaves her as little more than a footnote, still, as time passes more usually comes... Continue Reading →

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Women in Archaeology : Mothers of the Field

I've been working on this series for a long time, but untill recently, I didn't have much of a direction beyond telling you about all the great women out there in the world of archaeology. However, while going over my notes from school, I realized something, most of the men credited with forming and practicing archaeology... Continue Reading →

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