546: Dorothy Garrod
Archaeologist and The First Woman to Hold an Oxford Chair
Born: 5 May 1892, London, United Kingdom
Died: 18 December 1968, Cambridge, United Kingdom
This meant Dorothy was the first female professor at Oxford. Almost ten years earlier, she had also become the first female professor at Cambridge.
Dorothy led excavations at Mt. Carmel in Palestine that led to important findings in human evolution. She also excavated in Gibraltar, Lebanon, and Kurdistan.
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