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The late Pleistocene archaeology of Klein Kliphuis rock shelter, Western Cape: 2006 excavations

Mackay, Alexander


This paper reports on the late Pleistocene component of the 2006 excavations at Klein Kliphuis rock shelter in the Western Cape. Some 40 000 flaked stone artefacts and 2.5 kg of ochre were recovered from the excavation, along with minimal quantities of charcoal and other organic finds. Chronometric data suggest that the cultural sequence at the site began to accumulate around or slightly before 65 ka. The basal unit is assigned to the Howieson's Poort which has two discernible components or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: South African Archaeological Bulletin


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