Dr Winifred Lamb

Dr Winifred Lamb was a pioneering archaeologist in Greece and Turkey and was honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum for nearly 40 years.


Butcher, K., and D. W. J. Gill. 1993. "The director, the dealer, the goddess and her champions: the acquisition of the Fitzwilliam goddess." American Journal of Archaeology 97: 383-401.

Gill, D. W. J. 1999. "Winifred Lamb and the Fitzwilliam Museum." In Classics in 19th and 20th century Cambridge: curriculum, culture and community, edited by C. Stray, pp. 135-56. Cambridge Philological Society supplementary volume, vol. 24. Cambridge: Cambridge Philological Society.

—. 2000. "‘A rich and promising site’: Winifred Lamb (1894–1963), Kusura and Anatolian archaeology." Anatolian Studies 50: 1-10.

—. 2004a. "Lamb, Winifred (1894-1963)." In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, pp. 285-87, vol. 32. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

—. 2004b. "Winifred Lamb (1894-1963)." In Breaking Ground: Pioneering women archaeologists, edited by G. Cohen and M. S. Joukowsky, pp. 425-81. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

—. 2006. "Winifred Lamb: searching for prehistory in Greece." In Travellers to Greece, edited by C. Stray, pp. 33-53. London: Classical Association.

—. in press. "Winifred Lamb: her first year as a student at the British School at Athens." In Archaeology and women, edited by S. Hamilton, R. Whitehouse, and K. Wright. Walnut Creek (CA): Left Coast Press.


Publications by Winifred Lamb

Lamb, W. 1918. "Some vases from the Hope collection." Journal of Hellenic Studies 38: 27-36.