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A war uncovered : human remains from Thabantšho (Maleoskop), South Africa

@inproceedings{Boshoff2008AWU,
  title={A war uncovered : human remains from Thabant{\vs}ho (Maleoskop), South Africa},
  author={W. Boshoff and M. Steyn},
  year={2008}
}
Thabantsho (also known as Maleoskop) was a royal village, situated near the modern town of Groblersdal, Limpopo Province in South Africa. It is known to have been the residence of the Bakopa chief, Kgosi Boleu. Conflict led to an attack by a Swazi regiment, accompanied by an element of ZAR (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek = South African Republic) soldiers on the Bakopa on 10 May 1864. Boleu himself, several members of his family and many Bakopa soldiers, women and children were killed in the… Expand

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