The investigation of past cultures of Africa through the study and scientific analysis of material remains (i.e., osteological, artifactual, architectural, etc.).

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Africa Rock Art Archives
Provides articles on the paintings and engravings found at various locations on the continent.
African Archaeology - the World Wide Web Virtual Library
Offers links to field data, documentation, networking, institutions, universities, and SAFA, the Society of Africanist Archaeologists.
African Rock Art
Article on the rock paintings and engravings found all over the continent which are Africa's oldest continuously practiced art form.
Apollo 11 (25,500–23,500 BC) and Wonderwerk (8000 BC) Cave Stones
Provides information on paintings from these two locations which have been found by radio-carbon dating to be some of the oldest art in Africa.
The Sasanians in Africa
Discusses the history of late Sasanian Persia's encounters with the African people. Includes images and bibliography.
How did early humans first leave Africa?
AP research article suggests coastal route for first humans migrating from Africa. (May 11, 2005)
Donkey Domestication Began in Africa
Article discusses the origin of the donkey's domestication. From New Scientist. (June 16, 2004)

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