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Wilton

  • Lyn Wadley
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Abstract

ABSOLUTE TIME PERIOD: 10,000–2000 B.P. North of the Zambesi river, the beginning of the Wilton tradition dates to about 10,000 B.P., whereas it seldom appears before about 7500 B.P. south of the river, except at Wonderwerk cave in the Northern Cape where the Wilton tradition begins at about 8500 B.P.

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Painted Stone South African Journal Grave Good Rock Shelter Bone Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lyn Wadley
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  1. 1.Department of ArchaeologyUniversity of WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

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