The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa
The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa is part of the Tentative list of South Africa in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa is a serial nomination of six sites related to the emergence of modern humans (homo sapiens), mostly caves and rock shelters, where stone tool, charcoals, ashes, skulls and bones of homo sapiens. Some cave showed evidence of bone tools, arrowheads, marine-shells beads, grass bedding and medicinal plants. They represent well preserved states sequences from 200’000 to 20’000 years
Map of The Pleistocene occupation sites of South AfricaLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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- Full Name
- The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa
- South Africa
- Paleontology - Human evolution
- By ID
Includers former TWHS Pleistocene occupation sites of Klasies River, Border Cave, Wonderwerk Cave and comparable sites (1998) and name change to The Emergence of Modern Humans etc
2015 Added to Tentative List
Formerly on T List as Klasies River Main Site (Caves 1 and 2) (1998)
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