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African Archaeological Review 32(4)

Special Issue: Archaeological and Palaeoenvironmental Perspectives on Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa

 

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African Archaeological Review 33(3)

Additional Articles on Wonderwerk Cave,

South Africa

 

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Other publications:

 

2016 Watts, I., Chazan, M., Wilkins, J., Barham, L., Coulson, S., Kuhn, S. L., ... & Wilkins, J. (2016). Early Evidence for Brilliant Ritualized Display: Specularite Use in the Northern Cape (South Africa) between∼ 500 and∼ 300 Ka. Current Anthropology, 57(3): 287-310. PDF   Color Figures  SOM

 

2015 Ecker, M., Botha-Brink, J., Lee-Thorp, J.A., Piuz, A. and Horwitz, L.K. Ostrich eggshell as a source of palaeoenvironmental information for the arid interior of South Africa: A case study from Wonderwerk Cave. Palaeoecology of Africa 33: 95-115. (volume on: Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions, edite by Juergen Runge) PDF.

 

2015 Bamford, Marion K. Charcoal from pre-Holocene Stratum 5, Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Palaeoecology of Africa 33: 153-174. (volume on: Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions, edited by Juergen Runge).

 

2015 Chazan, Michael.  The Fauresmith and archaeological systematics. Palaeoecology of Africa 33: 59-69. (volume on: Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions, edited by Juergen Runge). In Google Books.

 

Brink, J.S., S. Holt, and L.K. Horwitz.  2015  Preliminary Findings on Macro-Faunal Taxonomy, Taphonomy,

Biochronology and Palaeoecology from the Basal Layers of Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa.  Proceedings of the 2010 joint meeting of the Panafrican Archaeological Congress and the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Dakar, Senegal.  November 2-4, 2010, pp. 137-143.  PDF.

 

Chazan. M. 2015.  The Lithic Sequence from Wonderwerk Cave, Excavations 1 and 2.  Proceedings of the 2010 joint meeting of the Panafrican Archaeological Congress and the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Dakar, Senegal.  November 2-4, 2010, pp. 247-252.  PDF.

 

Chazan, M. and L.K. Horwitz. 2015. An Overview of Recent Research at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Proceedings of the 2010 joint meeting of the Panafrican Archaeological Congress and the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Dakar, Senegal.  November 2-4, 2010, pp. 253-260.  PDF.

 

Riddle, A.T.R, and M. Chazan.2014. Stone tools from the inside out: radial point distribution. World Archaeology 46(1): 123-136. PDF.

 

Chazan, M., M.D. Avery, M.K. Bamford, F. Berna, J. Brink, Y. Fernandez-Jalvo, P. Goldberg, Matmon, A., Porat, N., Ron, H., Rossouw, L., Scott, L., and Horwitz, L.K. 2012.  Oldowan Occupation at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa: Archaeology, Geology, Paleontology, and Paleoclimate.  Journal of Human Evolution 63: 859-866. PDF.

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Berna, F., P. Goldberg, L.K. Horwitz, J. Brink, S. Holt, M. Bamford, and M. Chazan.  2012. Microstratigraphic evidence of in situ fire in the Acheulean strata of Wonderwerk Cave, Northern Cape province, South Africa.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109: E1215-E1220. PDF Author Summary.  PDF ArticlePDF SOM.

 

Jacobson, L., F.C. de Beer, R. Nshimirimana, L.K. Horwitz, and M. Chazan.  2012. Neutron tomographic assessment of incisions on prehistoric stone slabs: a case study from Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa.  Archaeometry 55: 1-13. PDF.

 

Matmon, A., H. Ron, M. Chazan, N. Porat, and L.K. Horwitz. 2012. Reconstruction the history of sediment deposition in caves: A case study from Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa.  Geological Society of America Bulletin 124 (3-4): 611-625.  PDF.

 

Chazan, M. and Horwitz, L.K. 2010. Milestones in the development of symbolic behaviour: A case study from Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa.  World Archaeology.41(4): 521-539. PDF.

 

Brook, G. A., Scott, L., Railsback, L. B., & Goddard, E. A. 2010. A 35ka pollen and isotope record of environmental change along the southern margin of the Kalahari from a stalagmite and animal dung deposits in Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 74(7):870-884. PDF.

 

Ruther, H., M. Chazan, R. Schroeder, R. Neeser, C. Held, S.J. Walker, A. Matmon, and L.K. Horwitz. 2009. Laser scanning for conservation and research of African cultural heritage sites:  The case study of Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa.  Journal of Archeological Science 38: 1847-1856. PDF.

 

Chazan, M.,  H. Ron, A. Matmon, N. Porat, P. Goldberg, R. Yates, M. Avery, A.  Sumner, and  L.K. Horwitz. 2008. First radiometric dates for the earlier stone age sequence in Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Journal of Human Evolution 55:1-11.  PDF.

 

Avery, D. M. 2007. Pleistocene micromammals from Wonderwerk cave, South Africa: practical issues. Journal of Archaeological Science 34(4): 613-625.  PDF.