Perhaps "equality" is a modern concept. 

And equality of what?

Social choice 

It has often been argued that male domination us all about restricting female mating opportunities. After all, they said, whilst everyone knows their mother, only the wisest know their father. 

I wonder if this applies equally in matrilineal societies as in patrilineal?

Dave Tooke

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> On 23 Oct 2015, at 11:14, Michael <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've just written a passage about sexual equality in the Iron-age.
> It's Friday - it's (late) coffee break there's nothing to read - so would anyone care to comment on sexual equality in archaeology in the historical sense or even as a subject?
> Mike