Takudzwa Pasipanodya


National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe


Mr Takudzwa Beaumont Pasipanodya is an Archaeologist and Head of Archaeology Department with National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe for the last 10 years. He is holder of a Masters of Arts Degree in Archaeology from the University of Zimbabwe. He is currently based at the Zimbabwe Military Museum in Gweru (Midlands Province). He has participated in various archaeological projects in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Of interest were the revamping of the Beit Gallery at Mutare Museum, salvage excavations in Tugwi-Mukosi in Southern Zimbabwe and relocation of graves in Northern Mozambique in the Afungi Peninsula to name a few. His research interests are use of cutting-edge digital technologies in heritage management, community engagement, ethnography, landscape and mortuary archaeologies. He is the co-founder and Director of his consultancy company, Zi-Heritage and Environmental Consultancy that has conducted several projects in archaeology and environmental conservation in Zimbabwe