From the page: "History begins with the development of writing. With writing also begins the steady atrophy of memory." ...this is some of the most sincerely thought-provoking stuff i've read on the internet in a very long time. it's like this page was written FOR me... everything that i love wrapped up into one. i'd give this 80 thumbs up if i could.
Women in Prehistory
Women in Egypt
Women in the Aegean
Women in Palestine
Women in Greece
Representations of women in ancient cultures
"IMAGES OF WOMEN IN ANCIENT ART
Issues of Interpretation and Identity"
very interesting though sometimes a little far-fetched
Nice overview of women in ancient art. It is medcentric, with nothing out of Asia, the Americas or Sub Saharian Africa
The mother figure...
Images of Women in Ancient Art
images of women, including the very juicy venus of willendorf, lots of good info, easy to navigate
For a while women appear to have maintained, mostly by default of tradition and custom, especially in conservative societies like that in Ancient Egypt, a position of importance that was not only different from but also independent of that of men.