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The paleontologist and soon-to-be curator at the Field Museum on excavations, being a party animal, and imposter syndrome

Meet Merit-Ptah, the ancient Egyptian doctor who didn't exist

Though created by accident, her story fit neatly with burgeoning 20th century feminism