I THINK IT IS GOOD TO BE AWARE OF FEMALE ACHIEVERS OF NOTE!!!! 🙂
Trowelblazers recently published an article I wrote for them on the career of the Chinese archaeologistZheng Zhenxiang and her discovery of the tomb of the Shang Dynasty female general and priestess Lady Fu Hao.
Although this isn’t strictly Tomb Raider-related, I know that a lot of you are interested in archaeology and female archaeologists so here’s a short excerpt of my article for you to enjoy:
Zheng Zhenxiang (born in 1929) was not only the first female archaeologist of New China, but also the person who proved the historicity of Lady Fu Hao, a Bronze Age female general and priestess who led thousands of troops in military campaigns against the Shang Dynasty’s enemies, performed sacrificial rituals that were normally reserved for the Shang kings, and whose name appears on numerous oracle bones.
Chinese archaeology was still in its infancy when Zheng completed her graduate studies at…
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