Bosumpra revisited: 12,500 years on the Kwahu Plateau, Ghana, as viewed from ‘On top of the hill’

@article{Watson2017BosumpraR1,
  title={Bosumpra revisited: 12,500 years on the Kwahu Plateau, Ghana, as viewed from ‘On top of the hill’},
  author={D. J. Watson},
  journal={Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa},
  year={2017},
  volume={52},
  pages={437 - 517}
}
  • D. J. Watson
  • Published 2017
  • History
  • Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa
  • ABSTRACT Thurstan Shaw directed a pioneering excavation within Bosumpra Cave, Ghana, in 1943 and in 1973/1974 it was re-excavated by Andrew Smith, who obtained radiocarbon dates bracketing the upper section of the site's occupation sequence between 4500 cal. BC and cal. AD 1400. Bosumpra has since been widely cited in discussions concerning the West African Late Stone Age, although its significance and most of its occupation sequence remain obscure and open to speculation. Re-excavation during… CONTINUE READING
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