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Heritage agency charts new course

The South African Heritage Resources Agency is leading the field with its ground-breaking Sahris system, an online portal for research and management of the country’s heritage.
Trekker site gets heritage status

Ancient glue points to intelligence

Sibudu Cave, situated about 40km north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, has once again yielded important archaeological information - researchers have identified a compound adhesive that was manufactured about 70 000 years ago.

A hairy anthropological puzzle

The Cradle of Humankind has yielded another important archaeological find, with the discovery of what is very probably strands of human hair in a fossilised piece of hyena dung - dating back to around 200 000 years ago.

The Cradle of Humankind

Showcasing humankind’s cradle

The new Sterkfontein Cave visitors' centre - the first phase of a multimillion rand development at the Cradle of Humankind outside Johannesburg - is now complete, offering a richer experience at one of the world's most important archaeological sites.


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