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Karen Loise van Niekerk

Karen Loise van Niekerk

Karen Loise van Niekerk is an archaeologist working on Middle Stone Age sites, specifically Blombos Cave and Klipdrift Shelter, in the southern Cape, South Africa. She has a keen interest in the role that marine foods (fish and shellfish) played in the diet of people living during the Stone Ages.
    Oldest known drawing by a human found in SA
    Oldest known drawing by a human found in SA
    Scientists working in Blombos Cave in the Western Cape have made a discovery that changes our understanding of when our human ancestors started expressing themselves through drawings....