Search for Stirling’s lost Iron Age roundhouse

Started by gash, August 14, 2016, 08:45:21 pm

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An archaeologist whose research was ignored because she was a woman is being honoured in a new project set up to rediscover one of her key finds.

Christian Maclagan investigated the remains of an Iron Age roundhouse in her home town of Stirling in the 1870s.

Attitudes towards women at the time meant her academic paper on the broch structure was only accepted after it was transcribed by a man.

A small team of enthusiasts plan to search for the 2,000-year-old house

They have dubbed their project as a search for "the broch sexism lost".

Read more  :  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-37044268
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