South Africa archaeology an overview
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Archaeology in South Africa has the major function of exploring, excavating, conserving, protecting the monuments and sites. Here we have presented the information on South Africa archaeologist, monuments, archaeological sites, and archaeological museums.


Museums in South Africa

The museums are mostly historical museums which house the monuments belonging to different periods, ranging from the prehistoric period to the colonial period and are located in different geographical settings. Here are the lists of museums that are present all over South Africa.

CP Nel Museum

CP Nel Museum is an ostrich museum on 3 Baron van Rheede Street in the ...

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Melrose House

Melrose House is a stately Victorian mansion located in Pretoria, South Africa. The house ...

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Nelson Mandela National Museum

The Nelson Mandela National Museum opened its doors on the 11th of February 2000 and ...

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Heritage sites in South Africa

South Africa has an extraordinarily rich, vast and diverse cultural heritage in the form of built heritage, archaeological sites and remains since prehistoric times. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous heritage sites in South Africa.

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Pioneering archaeologists in South Africa

The Archaeologists in South Africa have contributed a lot to the Indus valley civilization and in the underwater Archaeology of the shore temples. Here we provide a short and snappy list of famous Archaeologist in South Africa.

Glynn Llywelyn Isaac

Glynn Isaac is best remembered for a series of papers ...
John Comaroff

John Comaroff was awarded the Anders Retzius Gold Medal from ...
John Drake

John Drake coauthored Black Metropolis(1946), a landmark study of Chicago's ...
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Monuments in South Africa

Monuments in South Africa mainly include temples, mosques, tombs, churches, cemeteries, forts, palaces, step-wells, rock-cut caves, and secular architecture as well as ancient mounds and sites which represent the remains of ancient habitation. Here you could browse through the famous monuments found in South Africa.

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Archaeological Organizations in South Africa

Archaeological organizations of South Africa are professional bodies operating either for commercial or non- commercial purpose providing information about each and every minute aspect in the field of archaeology. This page acts as illustrative resource that provides a list of the archaeology organizations existing throughout the world. You can also have access to the contact details, history and other details about the professional archaeological organizations.