List people include Margaret Conkey, Joyce Marcus and many additional people as well.
While this isn't a list of all female archaeologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female archaeologists?" and "Who are the best female archaeologists?"
Doris Zemurray Stone was an archaeologist and ethnographer, specializing in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and the so-called "Intermediate Area" of lower Central America. She served as the director of the National Museum of Costa Rica and endowed numerous professorial chairs in U.S. universities. Born ...more
Age: Died at 85 (1909-1994)
Profession: Archaeologistsee more on Doris Stone
Rita P. Wright is an American anthropologist, and professor at New York University. She graduated from Wellesley College, with a B.A. in 1975, and from Harvard University with an M.A. in 1978 and Ph.D. in 1984. She specializes in near east societies and gender roles. She currently teaches the ...more
Profession: Archaeologistsee more on Rita P. Wright
Dame Kathleen Mary Kenyon, DBE, was a leading archaeologist of Neolithic culture in the Fertile Crescent. Former Principal of St Hugh's College, Oxford and best known for her excavations of Jericho and Bangalow in 1952-1958, she has been called the most influential female archaeologist of the 20th ...more
Age: Died at 72 (1906-1978)
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Profession: Archaeologistsee more on Kathleen Kenyon