Kgalagadi Human Origins

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The Emmy Noether Group ‘Kgalagadi Human Origins’ started in June 2021. The six-year project is researching the impact of the extreme climate changes after the Mid-Pleistocene Transition on human evolution in the southern Kalahari basin.

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NEW! StoryMap “History and Archaology of Pniel 6, South Africa”. Learn about research an interactive way.

On 27 May 2022 Inèz Faul presented at the Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists (ASAPA) online conference her paper: “The Geoarchaeology of the southern Kalahari Pans: The case of the Tsabong Early and Middle Stone Age landscapes”.

New Paper: Rhodes, S.E., Goldberg, P., Ecker, M., Horwitz, L.K., Boaretto, E. and Chazan, M., 2022. Exploring the Later Stone Age at a micro-scale: New high-resolution excavations at Wonderwerk Cave. Quaternary International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2021.10.004

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