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Professor Innocent Pikirayi


is interested in the Iron Age archaeology of Southern Africa, specifically, the rise, development and demise of pre-European state societies. He is also developing postcolonial archaeologies that accommodate the interests and concerns of the public.

Current research focuses on the urban development of Mapungubwe and Great Zimbabwe, and investigating traditional ceramic production in southern Africa.

In the next 5 years he will employ more archaeological science to understand the demise of Great Zimbabwe and the social role of ancient ceramics.


Tel: +27 12 420 4661

Fax: +27 86 542 9204




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