U is for Praskovya Uvarova – Archaeologist
++ A to Z of Notable Women in STEM ++
Praskovya Uvarova (1840 – 1924) was an amateur Russian archaeologist.
She came into archaeology through marriage to her husband Count Aleksey Uvarov, who was chairman of the Archaeological Society of Moscow. When he died, she took over as chairman.
You can read more about Praskovya Uvarova here.
See more notable women of STEM in my contribution to the April A to Z blogging challenge for 2016.
Add your own “U-named women to the list in the comments below! Another suggested to me is:
Agnès Ullmann – Microbiology