Archaeologists have taken a crucial step towards solving one of human evolution’s greatest mysteries.
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31 Mar 2021
Rock art rocks: Experts are still trying to fathom ancient engravings found near the Vredefort crater
23 Feb 2021
A 48-year-old man was expected to appear in the Port Shepstone magistrate's court on Monday morning for allegedly attempting to sell San rock art.
14 Jan 2021
Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest known animal cave painting in Indonesia - a wild pig - believed to be drawn 45,500 years ago.
10 Nov 2020
Australian researchers say the discovery of a two-million-year-old skull in South Africa throws more light on human evolution.
08 Sep 2020
The Cederberg Mountains located 2-3 hours outside Cape Town is home to more rock art images per square kilometer than any other area in the world. Now with the help of virtual tours, you can visit these sites from your own home.
31 Aug 2020
Music has been part and parcel of humanity for a long time. Not every sound is musical, but sound has meaning and sometimes the meaning of sound is specific to its context.
25 Aug 2020
Dear members, we were saddened to hear about Professor Revil Mason's passing on Sunday.
14 Aug 2020
In 2010, archaeologist Lyn Wadley discovered layers of sedge leaves interspersed with medicinal herbs in Sibudu Cave in KwaZulu-Natal.
30 Jul 2020
Applications for coal mining prospecting have recently been approved in the buffer zone around Mapungubwe World Heritage Site. This may have potential negative impacts on the site. To read the full article published by Oxpeckers follow this link: