Rewriting Ghanaian History Through Archaeological Excavation

Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project Director, Rachel Ama Asaa Engmann has said it is necessary to re-write a country’s history through discovering of artifacts and remains of early occupants. Speaking at an archaeological excavation at Christiansborg castle, she said she hope to have the artifacts discovered displayed at the museum as part of the government initiative announced in 2016 to avert the castle into a museum to display and reserve  the rich heritage of Ghana. The Christiansborg archaeological heritage project started [...]

2021-09-03T10:12:40+00:00August 11th, 2021|In the News|

Ongoing archaeological excavation at Osu Castle unique – Archaeologist

An ongoing archaeological excavation at the Christiansborg Castle at Osu has been described as unique. In a report by, it stated that the uniqueness of the project stems from the fact that all members of the team have personal connections with the site. Leading the project which is known as the Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project, is a United States-based Ghanaian archaeological professor, Rachel Ama Asaa Engmann. The report added that this is the fifth stage of a project [...]

2021-09-03T09:59:53+00:00August 11th, 2021|In the News|

Archaeological Excavation in Osu Castle, Accra-Ghana: Recounting Ghana’s History

Africa history is not literate. Therefore, some of the ways to recount Africa's history is through archaeology and its findings of relevant artifact. This project is a community based project started in 2014 under Rachel Ama Saa Engmann (PhD) Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project Director. Source: Centrikan TV

2021-09-03T09:22:15+00:00August 3rd, 2021|In the News|

Link to the past: The Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project

Archaeology is a very interesting discipline that is sadly misunderstood by most Ghanaians. It really isn’t because of overall ignorance but it is mostly because people do not see its importance to their day-to-day activities. I have, in fact, met many people who have quite innocently asked, Is Archaeology important at all in Ghana?  What do we have that you need to study? Well, we have quite a lot if you ask me. Source: Radio Universe Read The Article [...]

2021-09-03T09:20:40+00:00August 2nd, 2021|In the News|
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