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archaeologist , Museum curator

David Walter Phillipson, archaeologist, museum curator. Fellow Gonville and Caius College, 1988. Chairman Madingley School Trust, Cambridge, 1983-1985. Fellow Society Antiquaries London (treasurer 1987-1993), Royal Geography Society.

Background

Phillipson, David Walter was born on October 17, 1942 in Appletreewick, Yorkshire, England. Son of Herbert and Mildred (Atkinson) Phillipson.

Education

Bachelor, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, England, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1978.

Career

Director National Monument Commission, Livingstone, Zambia, 1964-1972. Assistant director British Institute Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 1972-1978. Keeper Glasgow City Museum, Scotland, 1979-1981.

Curator University Museum Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge, England, since 1981. Reader in African prehistory University Cambridge, since 1991. Honorary secretary British Institute Eastern Africa, London, 1986-1994, president, since 1994.

Director studies in archeology Gonville and Caius College, 1981.

Works

Membership

Chairman Madingley School Trust, Cambridge, 1983-1985. Fellow Society Antiquaries London (treasurer 1987-1993), Royal Geography Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bibliophilia.

Connections

Married Laurel Lofgren, June 26, 1967. Children: Arthur Veric, Tacye Elizabeth.

father:
Herbert Phillipson

mother:
Mildred (Atkinson) Phillipson

spouse:
Laurel Lofgren

children:
Arthur Veric Phillipson

Tacye Elizabeth Phillipson