Scientists have reconstructed the paleoecology the Paleo-Agulhas Plain, a now-drowned landscape on the southern tip of Africa that was high and dry during glacial phas
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The South African Archaeological Society, also known as ArchSoc, is a registered non-profit organisation. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in archaeology. The Society promotes archaeological research in southern Africa and makes the results available to its members and the public through lectures, outings, tours and publications.
The South African Archaeological Society was founded in Cape Town as the Cape Archaeological Society in August 1944 by Professor John Goodwin. The aim of the South African Archaeological Society, as set out in our constitution, is to bridge the gap between professional archaeologists and people from all walks of life who enjoy the subject.Read More
The South African Archaeological Bulletin (SAAB) was established in 1945. It is an internationally renowned journal (ISI & IBSS listed) that publishes on all aspects of African archaeology. It has amongst the highest citation index rating of all world archaeological journals.Read More
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THE FINAL PASSAGE, A 28 MINUTE CINEMATIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE 37,000 YEAR OLD CHAUVET PAINTED CAVE, TO MAKES ITS ONLINE DEBUT WITH FREE UNLIMITED ONLINE VIEWING WORLDWIDE
18 May 2020
Over 37,000 years ago, humans were sparse and lonely in the world. Their tiny communities were lost in an ocean of animal populations. It was an unimaginable loneliness that can compare to what we are experiencing right now, confined as we are in our too-narrow living spaces.
New Virtual Reality Experience Transports Viewer Inside Spanish Paleolithic Caves Seen By Only 50 People In 16,000 Years
18 May 2020
Only 50 people have been inside the caves of the mountain La Garma in Northern Spain, a unique archaeological site with one of the world’s most impressive collections of rock art and archaeologica
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By: Reinoud Boers
Date: Sun, 13/06/2021 - 12:15 to Fri, 02/07/2021 - 12:15