Middle Stone Age artefacts from the 1993 and 1995 excavations of Die Kelders Cave 1, South Africa.

@article{Thackeray2000MiddleSA,
  title={Middle Stone Age artefacts from the 1993 and 1995 excavations of Die Kelders Cave 1, South Africa.},
  author={Anne I. Thackeray},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={147-68}
}
Renewed excavations at Die Kelders Cave 1 on the southern South African coast have uncovered large collections of Middle Stone Age (MSA) stone artefacts and coloring materials, but not bone or shell artefacts. High percentages of silcrete artefacts in one of the lower layers are confirmed, but there is no evidence for the Howieson's Poort stage of the MSA as previously mooted. The artefacts probably date to the middle-late MSA. The consistency and conservation which characterize the Die Kelders… CONTINUE READING
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