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Archaeometallurgist

Bertram Baltasar Mapunda, Tanzanian archaeometallurgist. Achievements include archaeological discovery of the short, convectional iron smelting furnaces in Southwestern Tanzania. Member Society for Africanist Archaeologists, African Studies Association, Anthropol. Association Tanzania, Sigma Xi.

Background

Mapunda, Bertram Baltasar was born on September 26, 1957 in Lituhi, Ruvuma, Tanzania. Son of Baltasar and Marciana (Mahundi) Mapunda.

Education

Bachelor, University Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 1989. Master of Arts, University Florida, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1995.

Career

Teacher Tanzania Ministry of Education, 1984-1986. Tutorial assistant University Dar-es-Salaam, 1989-1991, assistant lecturer, 1991-1994, lecturer, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include archaeological discovery of the short, convectional iron smelting furnaces in Southwestern Tanzania.

Membership

Member Society for Africanist Archaeologists, African Studies Association, Anthropol. Association Tanzania, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Victoria Martin, August 12, 1992. 1 child, David Johari.

father:
Baltasar Mapunda

mother:
Marciana (Mahundi) Mapunda

spouse:
Victoria Martin

child:
David Johari Mapunda