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ARCHAEOLOGY, GENDER AND EMANCIPATION The paradox of Hanna Rydh

ByElisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh

Hanna Rydh was born in the year 1891, the daughter of Matilda and Johan Rydh (Anrep 1964; N erman 1964; Ryberg 1986, 1990; Atwill-N ordbladh 1987). She belonged to an upper-class family as her father was an engineer and managing director of an electric heating company. The family lived in Stockholm, where Hanna went to school, passing her A-levels (studentexamen) in 1910.