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Book: The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant

Chapter: 40. What is Gender Archaeology?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27888


The examination of gender in the archaeological record is known as “Gender Archaeology” and has become a useful tool in the archaeological tool kit. This chapter will clarify: What is gender archaeology? How do archaeologists use gender archaeology? And how does it help archaeologists understand the past better?

Chapter Contributors

  • Cynthia Shafer-Elliott ( - cshaferelliott) 'Jessup University'