Dig In with the Women of Archaeology

The people that came before us left behind evidence of how they experienced the world. Here's a spotlight of some of the women whose achievements in archaeology have changed the face of history as we know it.

From Easter Island to Egypt, join The Explorers Club as these extraordinary archaeologists as they tell their stories from far afield.

Dr. Salima Ikram is the first Pakistani Egyptologist and is Distinguished Professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo and is a Research Fellow at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum.

Denéa Buckingham is an Australian-American filmmaker and current student of Anthropology and Anthropology at the University of Southern Queensland.

Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg is an archaeologist and founding director of the Easter Island Statue Project.

Dr. Sarah Yeomans is an archaeologist specializing in the Imperial period of the Roman Empire with a particular emphasis on ancient science and religion.

Dr. Constanza Ceruti is the first woman high altitude archaeologist.

You can experience this live with The Explorers Club event at explorers.org, or on their YouTube Channel, and their Facebook Live! - Tuesday, July 20 at 7PM ET.

July 20, 2021

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Photo By: S. Iskander, NYU-ISAW Mission to Abydos

Photo By: J. Rowland

Photo By: J. M. Galan

Photo By: S. Ikram

Photo By: Denéa Buckingham

Photo By: M. Pelletier. Easter Island Statue Project

Photo By: V. Tuki Haoa, Easter Island Statue Project

Photo By: A. Perlin, Easter Island Statue Project

Photo By: Sarah Yeomans

Photo By: María Constanza Ceruti

Photo By: Javier Mendoza