Ancient southern Kalahari was more important to human evolution than previously thought
Benjamin Schoville, Jessica von der Meden, Robyn Pickering, Wendy Khumalo
Down To Earth | April 01, 2021
The Kalahari is a huge expanse of desert in southern Africa, stretching across Botswana and into the northernmost part of South Africa’s Northern Cape province.
It’s in the Northern Cape that we studied and described a new archaeological site, Ga-Mohana Hill, for research just published in Nature.
Our international team, made up of researchers from South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Austria, has found evidence for complex symbolic behaviours 105,000 years ago.Read More »