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Editorial Editorial Continuities and Changes in Southern African Archaeology The papers about southern Africa in this issue are part of a long tradition of professional archaeology that stretches back to Goodwin and Van Riet Lowe in the 1920s. Soriano, Villa and Wadley, for example, discuss ochre residue onMiddleStoneAgeStillBaypointsfromSibudu.ThistopicwouldhaveinterestedGoodwin,thefirstProfessorof Archaeology at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Instead of the Cape, however, Sibudu is located near Durban, on South Africa's east coast. Lyn Wadley took early retirement from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), but is still an active researcher. Her colleagues and former students recently published a festschrift (South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series, 10, 2008) in her honour that concentrates on the Middle Stone Age. One article in the festschrift is by Ina Plug, the former Head of Archaeozoology at the Transvaal Museum. Her colleagues also recently organised a festschrift in her honour (BAR International Series 1849, 2008). The Archaeozoology Department was started by Elizabeth Voigt (now retired from the Directorship of the McGregor Museum,Kimberley).AfterPlugretired,thefutureoftheDepartmentwasindoubtforfinancialreasons.Happily, Shaw Badenhorst has returned from his studies in Vancouver to continue this important facility. Tworeviewsdealwithrockart.Inthefirst,Lenssen-ErzdiscussesHeckendorf'sbookonbuffaloandcattle engravings in southeast Morocco. Lenssen-Erz is well-known for his editorship of the Pager volumes and his own work http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of African Archaeology Brill

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Brill
Copyright
© Copyright 2009 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1612-1651
eISSN
2191-5784
DOI
10.1163/21915784-90000002
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Editorial Continuities and Changes in Southern African Archaeology The papers about southern Africa in this issue are part of a long tradition of professional archaeology that stretches back to Goodwin and Van Riet Lowe in the 1920s. Soriano, Villa and Wadley, for example, discuss ochre residue onMiddleStoneAgeStillBaypointsfromSibudu.ThistopicwouldhaveinterestedGoodwin,thefirstProfessorof Archaeology at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Instead of the Cape, however, Sibudu is located near Durban, on South Africa's east coast. Lyn Wadley took early retirement from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), but is still an active researcher. Her colleagues and former students recently published a festschrift (South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series, 10, 2008) in her honour that concentrates on the Middle Stone Age. One article in the festschrift is by Ina Plug, the former Head of Archaeozoology at the Transvaal Museum. Her colleagues also recently organised a festschrift in her honour (BAR International Series 1849, 2008). The Archaeozoology Department was started by Elizabeth Voigt (now retired from the Directorship of the McGregor Museum,Kimberley).AfterPlugretired,thefutureoftheDepartmentwasindoubtforfinancialreasons.Happily, Shaw Badenhorst has returned from his studies in Vancouver to continue this important facility. Tworeviewsdealwithrockart.Inthefirst,Lenssen-ErzdiscussesHeckendorf'sbookonbuffaloandcattle engravings in southeast Morocco. Lenssen-Erz is well-known for his editorship of the Pager volumes and his own work

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Journal of African ArchaeologyBrill

Published: Nov 1, 2009

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