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James Boachie-ansah

Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies
University of Ghana


James Boachie-Ansah is currently working as a Professor in Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana.

Research Interest

Historical Archaeology: Using Archaeological Data for Historical Reconstruction. Currently engaged in historical-archaeological research on the earthworks of the Brakwa area of the Central Region, historic settlements in the Abonse area of the Eastern Region and of the Akan of Wenchi in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana.


  • Boachie-Ansah, J., 2008: Wodoku: An Archaeology of An Early Nungua Settlement. Morrisville: Lulu Publishers.

  • Boachie-Ansah, J., 1986: An Archaeological Contribution to the History of Wenchi, African Occasional Papers No. 3, Calgary: University of Calgary Press.

  • Labi, K.A., with Boachie-Ansah, J., 2008: Kuduo: The Akan Art of Brass Casting. Accra: Institute of African Studies and Smartline (Publishing) Ltd.

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