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Bodo Spranz

archaeologist , ethnologist , museum director

Bodo Spranz, former museum director, ethnologist, archaeologist. Served to captain Army, World World War II; Member Society for American Archaeology, Society Mexicana de Antropología, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkerkunde.

Background

Spranz, Bodo was born on January 1, 1920 in Nordhausen, Harz, Germany. Son of Adolf and Anneliese (Braess) Spranz.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy., University Hamburg, 1958. Professor Doctor philosophy Habilitation, University Freiburg, 1969.

Career

Assistant, Übersee Museum, Bremen, West Germany, 1951-1962. Director Museum für Völkerkunde, Freiburg, West Germany, 1962-1984, retired, 1984.

Works

  • Author: Göttergestalten in den mexicanischen Bilderhandschriften der Codex Borgia-Gruppe, 1964. Die Pyramiden von Tetimehuacan Mexico, 1970. Die Pyramiden vom Cerro Xochitecatl Mexico, 1978.

Membership

Served to captain Army, World World War II. Member Society for American Archaeology, Society Mexicana de Antropología, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkerkunde.

Connections

Married Ingeborg Erdmann, August 1, 1945. 1 child, Wolfgang.

father:
Adolf Spranz

mother:
Anneliese (Braess) Spranz

spouse:
Ingeborg Erdmann

child:
Wolfgang Spranz