US consulate donates R450 000 to help preserve part of ‘Cradle of Culture’
Many may know little about the archaeological site near Piketberg, where more than 400 engraved ostrich eggshells, dating from around 65000 to 80000 years ago, were discovered. Diepkloof Rock Shelter has garnered international attention among scientists and the US consulate in Cape Town has given Heritage Western Cape a grant of more than R450000 to help conserve it and promote it as an attraction globally.

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