About the Author
Ruth Whitehouse is emeritus professor of prehistory, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and an expert on gender in prehistory.Sue Hamilton is Reader in Later European Prehistory at University College London and author of numerous articles on aspects of the British and European Bronze and Iron Ages, gendered and sensory landscapes, and archaeological practice. She has conducted fieldwork in southern Britain, France, and Italy. She is co-editor of the book Archaeology and Women.Katherine I. Wright is Lecturer in Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. She studied archaeology, anthropology and Near Eastern languages and history at Yale University. Her research centres primarily on Neolithic and Bronze Age societies of western Asia, with emphasis on problems in social organisation, the emergence of social hierarchies, food processing, dress and the body, ground stone technologies, and stone bead making. She has been involved in research in Jordan, Syria and Turkey.