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30 Oct 2017
By: Janette Deacon, 04 January 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
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30 Oct 2017
September is Heritage Month, but the government’s decision to allow mining to go ahead bodes ill for cultural and natural heritage in the Mapungubwe Area.
30 Oct 2017
Skeletons of a woman and a possibly related child have revealed a wealth of new information on the species Australopithecus sediba.
30 Oct 2017
High precision microfocus X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) of the Taung skull disproves it shows human-like infant development
30 Oct 2017
Three tiny ear bones, the rarest fossils, from two hominids at Swartkrans in the Cradle of Humankind, provide clues about evolution.
30 Oct 2017
New evidence from Wits on how the ancient hominin with a human smile, walked, chewed and moved 2 million years ago in the area which is now the Cradle of Humankind.
30 Oct 2017
South African scientists share our country’s latest fossil discovery with the world using live virtual technology.
30 Oct 2017
2 million year old teeth reveal a diet of bark, leaves, sedges, grasses, fruits…[image above is a palm phytolith from dental calculus].
30 Oct 2017
A colorful pebble bearing a sequence of linear incisions may be the world’s oldest engraving and possibly its oldest art.
30 Oct 2017
Researchers have identified what they say are the oldest-known musical instruments in the world.