Later Stone Age of the Drakensberg Range and its foothills
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Later Stone Age of the Drakensberg Range and its foothills by H. Opperman

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Published by B.A.R. in Oxford, England .
Written in English



  • Drakensberg Mountains Region,
  • Drakensberg Mountains Region.


  • Stone age -- Drakensberg Mountains Region.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Drakensberg Mountains Region.,
  • Drakensberg Mountains Region -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 254-272.

StatementH. Opperman.
SeriesCambridge monographs in African archaeology ;, 19, BAR international series ;, 339
LC ClassificationsGN865.D73 O67 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2467222M
ISBN 100860544370
LC Control Number87176820

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