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Garrod, Dorothy Annie Elizabeth

British archaeologist and paleoanthropologist; studied in France under Breuil and Peyrony. Excavated in Gibraltar, Kurdistan, and at the caves of Mount Carmel near Haifa, Israel, in 1929-34; located several important sites, which included Neandertaloid and early modern human fossils. One of the first to view the Levant as the gateway of migration into Europe. First female to become a professor of archaeology at Cambridge. Co-author of The Stone Age of Mount Carmel (1937-9, 2 vols.). Daughter of physician Archibald Garrod.

See Kebara, Tabun, and Skhul.

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