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16 Sep 2022
Report on the discovery of skeletal remains of a young individual from Borneo who had the distal third of their left lower leg surgically amputated, probably as a child, at least 31,000 years ago
28 Jun 2022
A section of the Sterkfontein Caves has been found to be more than a million years older than previously thought — a discovery that is likely to shake up our family tree.
31 Mar 2022
The South African Archaeological Society Council and members were saddened to hear the news that Professor Thomas Huffman, President of the Society from 1996-1998, passed away on 29 March after a long illness. A full obituary will be published in the South African Archaeological Bulletin.
08 Mar 2022
Three new positions at the National Inventory Unit, one permanent and two contract.
Follow the links for more details:

17 Feb 2022
Please see attached advert for the Postdoc fellowship with Iziko - please contact Wendy Black if you are interested in applying for the fellowship.
04 Jan 2022
We were sad to hear about the passing of Richard Leakey - the following links provide obituaries commemorating his life:
13 Oct 2021
Peter Slingsby and Don Pinnock recently posted an article to the Daily Maverick about the Englishman's Grave site on the Pakhuis Pass with some very interesting findings. Read the full article by clicking on the following link:
30 Jun 2021
The South African Archaeological Society is now on Youtube.

Are you missing the monthly Archaeological Society lectures due to Covid-19 restrictions?
10 Jun 2021
The Inaugural Lecture of Professor Sarah Wurz took place  on the 8th of June 2021 and a link has been made available to view the recording until the end of June 2021.