Jacquetta Hawkes


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Jacquetta Hawkes (5 August 1910 – 18 March 1996) was a British archaeologist and writer.

Born Jessie Jacquetta Hopkins, the daughter of Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, she married first Christopher Hawkes, then an Assistant Keeper at the British Museum, in 1933. From 1953, she was married to J. B. Priestley. She is perhaps best known generally for her book ... more »

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  • ''The only inequalities that matter begin in the mind. It is not income levels but differences in mental equipment that keep people apart, breed feelings of inferiority.''
    Jacquetta Hawkes (b. 1910), British archaeologist. New Statesman (London, Jan. 1957).
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