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African Rock Art: The Coldstream Stone
Article on this small polychrome stone, found buried with a human skeleton near the Lottering River in the southern part of the Western Cape province.
Arts of the San People in Nomansland
Article by Geoffrey Blundell on the paintings of the San people who survived in this area for longer than in other parts of South Africa.
Florisbad Quaternary Research Department of the National Museum
Conducts interdisciplinary palaeo-environmental research, primarily in the central region of southern Africa. Includes research, publications and contact details.
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs
UNESCO World Heritage site. Includes photographs, maps and a description of the site.
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs - UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Description, photographs, maps and documents for these UNESCO World Heritage Centres.
Major Hominid Find in Southern Africa
From the BBC, the oldest known hominid fossils yet found in southern Africa are uncovered at the Sterkfontein Caves.
National Museum Department of Archaeology
Department aims to conduct scientific investigations of the lifestyles and customs of the early inhabitants of the Free State Province, South Africa.
Archaeological excavations at a Stone Age site in the Northern Cape being undertaken by the University of Southampton.
Rock Art Department of the National Museum
Aims to locate, record, interpret and manage the diverse rock engraving and rock painting traditions of southern Africa. Includes information, staff, collections, research, publications and contact details.
One of the world's most productive and important palaeoanthropological sites.
UNESCO: uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park
Photographs and information on this park and the criteria for its selection as a World Heritage Centre.
Wesley Cracks Ancient Quest
From the Edinburgh Evening News, amateur archaeologist has discovered a clutch of rare and ancient ostrich eggs.
Ancient Jewellery Found in African Cave
From Nature, 75,000-year-old beads were found in the Blombos Cave on the southern tip of South Africa. (April 16, 2004)
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