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Dr. Olga Soffer

Expert On the Paleolithic Period and Peoples

Old World

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Old World

Background Information

Employment History

The Paleoanthropology Society

UIUC

Professor of Anthropology

University of Illinois

Education

PhD

City University of New York

bachelor

Political Science

Hunter College

Web References (102 Total References)


Pagaian Cosmology Forum / The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in history

pagaian.org [cached]

The authors are archaeologists J.M. Adovasio, the founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute; Olga Soffer, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Jake Page, a freelance writer.

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Adovasio is an expert on perishable prehistoric artifacts; Soffer is an expert on the Paleolithic Period and peoples of the Old World.


Pagaian Cosmology Forum / The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in history

pagaian.org [cached]

The authors are archaeologists J.M. Adovasio, the founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute; Olga Soffer, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Jake Page, a freelance writer.

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Adovasio is an expert on perishable prehistoric artifacts; Soffer is an expert on the Paleolithic Period and peoples of the Old World.


The authors are archaeologists J.M. ...

pagaian.org [cached]

The authors are archaeologists J.M. Adovasio, the founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute; Olga Soffer, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Jake Page, a freelance writer.

...
Adovasio is an expert on perishable prehistoric artifacts; Soffer is an expert on the Paleolithic Period and peoples of the Old World.


Women Have Played Major Role In History

www.terradaily.com [cached]

The authors are archaeologists J.M. Adovasio, the founder and director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute; Olga Soffer, a professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Jake Page, a freelance writer.

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Adovasio is an expert on perishable prehistoric artifacts; Soffer is an expert on the Paleolithic Period and peoples of the Old World.
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In 1998, Adovasio and Soffer began their scrutiny of the Venuses, and found that what others saw as braided hair on the Venus of Willendorf, for example, actually was an exquisitely carved hat, constructed similarly to many American Indian baskets today.
So precise is the carving that "it is not unreasonable to think that, among the functions involved in this Upper Paleolithic masterpiece, it served as a blueprint or instruction manual showing weavers how to make such hats."
Adovasio and Soffer also discovered that other Venuses wore carved woven hats and also bandeaus, belts and string skirts - items far too flimsy for daily wear.


Rolex Awards for Enterprise : David Lordkipanidze : Project

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Olga Soffer, professor at the Department of Anthropology of the University of Illinois in the United States, says that the Dmanisi project is "the most important palaeoanthropological research project around today ...

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