THE KWAZULU-NATAL MUSEUM WELCOMES A VISITING RESEARCHER FROM YALE UNIVERSITY
Kefilwe Rammutloa, a PhD candidate at Yale University, joined the Department of Human Sciences in mid-April, 2021. Kefilwe completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pretoria before undertaking a Masters degree in Archaeology at Yale University; her dissertation focused on the clay tobacco pipes from Djenné-Djenno, the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage site in Mali. Kefilwe has also been an exchange student at Uppsala University in Sweden. She has extensive archaeological field experience and loves hiking. For her PhD, she will be investigating the Early Iron Age of KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa and she will be based at the museum for a period of six to twelve months over the course of 2021 and 2022.