Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene foragers in southern Africa

Lewis, C.A. (2007) Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene foragers in southern Africa. In: Encyclopedia of Archaeology. Academic Press/Elsevier. ISBN 0-12-548030-X



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Foragers occupied parts of southern Africa, including the mountains of the Drakensberg, during the Birnam Interstadial (c. 35 000 – c. 24 000 year BP). The Drakensberg was apparently unoccupied during the succeeding Bottelnek Stadial (c. 24 000 – c. 15 000 year BP) but was re-occupied during the Late Glacial. Lowland areas near the coast were apparently occupied throughout the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Albany; Boomplaas; Howieson’s Poort; Klasies River Mouth; Lockshoek; Melkhoutboom; Nelson Bay Cave; Oakhurst Complex; Robberg; Rose Cottage Cave; Sehonghong; Strathalan Cave B; The Havens Cave; Wilton; Maclear; Caledon valley; southern Drakensberg; eastern Cape; southern Africa; South Africa
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Deposited On:18 Dec 2007
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