In today's episode, we dive into the world of the first recorded female ruler in history and the first recorded female patron of large-scale art and architectural projects.
In today's episode I interview Dr Lucy Ryder who is an honorary researcher in the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Chester. We talk about Lucy's research, how women have shaped landscapes, what it's like to be a woman archaeologist and the importance of finding a good a mentor.
In this episode we delve into some goddess myths from the 3rd and 2nd millenia BCE and explore how the spiritual worlds were expressed in the physical.
Our inaugural episode starts at the dawn of civilization and looks at some of the assumptions that have been made about gender roles during the Paleolithic period. And those famous cave paintings in France? Yeah we got this ladies.