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David Ochsner (primary)
512 475 9712

James R Denbow

Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

Phone: +1 512 471 8512

Dr. Denbow specializes in the later stone age and Iron Age periods. He established the Antiquities program for the Government of Botswana, running it from 1980 to 1986. He has carried out excavations at numerous sites in the Kalahari desert and Okavango Delta over the last 20 years. He has also conducted archaeological research in the Republic of Congo since 1987.


Archaeology; anthropology; African history; African cultures; African languages; Kalahari desert; Congo prehistory; southern African socieites; African Iron Age and Neolithic studies; Great Zimbabwe and its development

"Culture and Customs of Botswana" (Greenwood Press 2006)