Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Ms MRI Maripane

College of Human Sciences
School of Humanities
Department: Anthropology and Archaeology
Junior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6477


  • BA degree  Humanities (University of Pretoria, 2013)
  • BA Honours Archaeology (University of Pretoria, 2014)
  • MA Historical Archaeology (University of Pretoria, current)

Fields of academic interests

  • Bantu speakers rock art
  • Archaeology of conflict and internment in Africa
  • Community archaeology and transformation

Field of Specialisation

  • Historical archaeology
  • Battle field archaeology

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of ASAPA (Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists)


  • Questioning and filling in gaps of historical accounts of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 using archaeology.
  • Archaeology and the public school syllabus