Iron age communities of the southern Highveld

by T. M. O"C Maggs

Publisher: Council of the Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg

Written in English
Published: Pages: 326 Downloads: 804
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  • Northern Karoo (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Northern Karoo.
  • Subjects:

    • Iron age -- South Africa -- Northern Karoo.,
    • Northern Karoo (South Africa) -- Antiquities.,
    • South Africa -- Antiquities.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. M. O"C. Maggs.
      SeriesOccasional publications of the Natal Museum ; no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN780.42.S66 M33 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 326 p. :
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290559M
      ISBN 100620012072
      LC Control Number78317899
      OCLC/WorldCa3142541

The Late Iron Age site of Olifantspoort 20/71, a stone ruin complex located to the southwest of present Rustenburg, clearly illustrates the historical void that results from a disciplinary hiatus. Site 20/71, with its well-preserved stone-walled residential units, stock enclosures and. Simon Hall is a Senior Scholar in the Department of Archaeology at UCT. His Masters thesis (University of the Witwatersrand) dealt with Tswana-speaking farmers in Limpopo Province and his doctorate (University of Stellenbosch), examined aspects of the Holocene . Mpumalanga is known for its spectacular landscapes and its teeming game reserves. It also has an extraordinarily rich and vivid history which has not been previously recognized. The South African province's valued heritage and its contribution to tourism, education, and economic development remain undeveloped. This ground-breaking study ensures that this province's compelling past lives on in. Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city in the southeastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwe and the town of soundsofgoodnews.com was the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe during the country's Late Iron soundsofgoodnews.comuction on the monument by ancestors of the Shona people began in the 11th century and continued until the 15th century, [1] [2] spanning an area of hectares (1, acres) which, at its .

There were three Iron Age periods in Southern Africa, early ( to ), Middle ( to ) and late ( to ’s). Melville Koppies falls into the late period. Iron Age immigrants came into southern Africa via three routes, the eastern stream from West Africa, the middle stream through Zimbabwe and the eastern stream along the east coast. 'Adam's Calendar': ('Stone setting'). (Arabic and Indian) communities in the past. At least one such complete Iron Age village is found on mountain-lands as well as various other sites still to be verified. (4) Great Zimbabwe: Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city that was once the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe, which existed from around. It was nevertheless broken from time to time by warmer interludes, and it was during one of these that a distinct and separate group of later Iron Age (as opposed to early Iron Age) people (the Bafokeng) entered the Highveld via the Free State between AD 1 and 1 Full text of "Southern African field archaeology" See other formats.

The first modern humans are believed to have inhabited South Africa more than , years ago. South Africa's prehistory has been divided into two phases based on broad patterns of technology namely the stone age and iron soundsofgoodnews.com the discovery of hominins at Taung and australopithecine fossils in limestone caves at Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, and Kromdraai these areas were collectively. in southern Africa, bringing with them an Iron Age culture and domesticated crops. After establishing themselves in the well-watered eastern coastal region of southern Africa, these farmers spread out across the interior plateau, or “Highveld,” where they adopted a more extensive cattle-farming culture. Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city that was once the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe, which existed from to AD during the country’s Late Iron soundsofgoodnews.com monument, which first began to be constructed in the 11th century and which continued to be built until the 14th century, spanned an area of hectares (1, acres) and at its peak could have housed up to 18, people. Stone-age Khoisan hunter-gatherers inhabited the region for about 8, years. At some period before AD iron-age communities of pastoralists (almost certainly people of the Bantu groups) were living in the interior. The San people (Bushmen) were pushed towards the hostile desert areas; the Khoi-Khoi.

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Daniel Maggs (bornCape Town, South Africa) Son of Archeologist Timothy Maggs (ref: Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld)and Valerie Maggs (Artist and Art Teacher). Family moved to Pietermaritzburg at age 4, where father took up a post at the Natal Museum. Schooled at Cowan House and Hilton soundsofgoodnews.com for: Architecture, Installation art.

Iron age communities of the southern Highveld / T. O'C. Maggs. Date: Editeur / Publisher: Pietermaritzburg: Council of the Natal Museum, Type: Livre / Book Langue / Language: anglais / English ISBN: Catalogue Worldcat. Classification Dewey: Tim Maggs headed the Archaeology Department at the KwaZulu-Natal Museum from its inception in Publications include Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld.

Alex Schoeman is a senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She has published numerous peer reviewed papers in scientifi c journals. Three important research projects stood out. The first was a major study by an archaeologist called Tim Maggs, on Iron Age communities of the southern highveld.

This is a huge expanse of grassland extending across much of the old Transvaal and Orange Free State. Maggs first noticed stone ruins on aerial photographs. Christison Rare Books and America, this is the first book to be written for South African collectors.

Iron Age communities of the southern Highveld is a completely new and authoritative statement on the prehistory and early history of this region." £ / R Combined with previous studies of the Type N structures in the southern highveld, these data allow a reappraisal of Iron age communities of the southern Highveld book Type N cultural expression.

for Iron Age sites in southern Africa have Author: Karim Sadr. From Ore to Tool — Iron Age Iron Smelting in the Largest and Oldest Meteorite Crater in the World. Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld, Council of the Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa,pp. Buy this book on publisher's site; Reprints and Permissions; Personalised soundsofgoodnews.com: F.

Waanders, L. Tiedt, M. Brink, A. Bisschoff. Daniel Maggs (bornCape Town, South Africa) Son of Archeologist Timothy Maggs (ref: Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld)and Valerie Maggs (Artist and Art Teacher).

Education Studied Architecture at University of Cape Town - Studied for a part-time masters degree under Professor Roloef Uytenbogaardt. Career. Southern Africa, southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The island nation of Madagascar is excluded because of its distinct language and cultural heritage. Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld. Pietermaritzburg, Natal Museum, Mason, Revil. Transvaal and Natal Iron Age Settlement Revealed by Aerial Photographs and Excavation.

African Studies, Volume 27 No 4:Mason, Revil. Early Iron Age Settlement at Broederstroom 24/73, Transvaal, South Africa. Mapping precolonial African agricultural systems. Iron Age communities of the Southern Highveld. Occasional Publications. including early sections of this book.

I had not a clue that the Author: Mats Widgren. Jan 20,  · The Burden of Tribalism: The Social Context of Southern African Iron Age Studies - Volume 49 Issue 3 - Martin Hall Bowdler, S. A White Prehistory (Book Review). Maggs, T. Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld.

Natal Museum, Cited by: Description: The South African Archaeological Bulletin is the longest established archaeological journal in sub-Saharan Africa, it contains the cutting edge of research on southern Africa.

Appearing twice a year, it includes current research, notes by readers and book reviews. Maggs, T. M., Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld. Pietermaritzburg: Natal Museum. Book: Murimbika, M., Phase 1: Archaeological and Heritage Impact Assessment Study for the Proposed Extension of Coal Mining Area on Portion 1 of Goedverwachting 80 IT Farm, Mpumalanga Province, Unpublished Report: Xstrata Coal.

This formed the basis of his PhD dissertation, published later in as Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld. Pietermaritzburg: Natal Museum. Francis Farewell's diary entry for 4 Septemberas read by Andrew Smith in cited in Kirby ( Kirby, P.

Cited by: 3. West Africa is the westernmost region of soundsofgoodnews.com United Nations defines Western Africa as the 16 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, as well as the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

T T he Zulu-speaking people are descendants of the Iron Age communities of Southern Africa who cultivated the soil and kept livestock. They inhabited the well-watered region of Southeast Africa, the interior in the Highveld, and the territory between the Drakensberg and the Kalahari borderland.

Jun 19,  · Spatial patterning of Early Iron Age metal production at Ndondondwane, South Africa: The question of cultural continuity between the Early and Late Iron Ages. Journal of Archaeological Science, 31 (11), –Author: Rachel King. networks and dynamic Iron Age technological innovations.

Geographically, South Africa is divided by the Drakensberg Mountains, which run parallel to its long Indian Ocean coast. North of these moun-tains, on the elevated grassland known as the Highveld, the ancestors of today’s Tswana and Sotho people, by at least A.D, had establishedCited by: 3.

Citation Type Date Retrieved ; Pistorius, JCC. A Phase I Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) Study for Eskom's Proposed Bravo Project on the Eastern Highveld in the Gauteng and Mpumalanga Provinces of South Africa: The Construction of Two kv Power Lines from Kendal Power Station to Zeus Substation.

Southern Highveld Settlements CATEGORY: site DEFINITION: Iron Age farms of the early 2nd millennium AD in Orange Free State and Transvaal, South Africa. There are extensive grasslands on which stone walls enclosed cattle barns and courtyards around houses.

They are classified as types (N, V, Z) and associated with the Moloko Complex. settlement. southern Africa, bringing with them an Iron Age culture and domesticated crops. After establishing themselves in the well-watered eastern coastal region of southern Africa, these farmers spread out across the interior plateau, or “Highveld”, where they adopted a more extensive cattle-farming culture.

Chiefdoms arose, based on control over. May 01,  · This book hugely influenced the nascent field of African studies, being reprinted no fewer than eleven times between and 68 This formed the basis of his Ph.

dissertation, published later as Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld (Pietermaritzburg, ).Cited by: 4. – Middle Iron Age people begin to establish what is now known as the Mapungubwe kingdom.

The Southern Terrace below Mapungubwe hilltop that was inhabited from around AD to was rediscovered by archeologists in the soundsofgoodnews.comers: The Iron Age of Africa was based around the agricultural revolution, driven by the use of iron tools.

He appointed a large number of izinduna, state officials who performed various administrative functions," Paul Maylam wrote in his book "A History of the African People of South Africa: From the Early Iron Age. Book and Other Sales.

FAQs. Gallery. search; December Publication: SAAB. Volume: Volume Information. Page Scan PDF Item Information. Reviewed work(s): Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld by T. O'C. Maggs. Page Scan PDF Item Information. List of. Age, compared to farming communities in the Iron Age period.

However, it remains interesting how culturally distinct, yet temporally distant, communities occupied a similar landscape, albeit with different subsistence modes of living.

In terms of frequency, archaeological evidence for Stone Age foraging communitiesAuthor: Munyaradzi Manyanga. Publications include Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld.

Alex Schoeman is a senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She has published numerous peer reviewed papers in scientific journals.

Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld. By T*M.O'C Maggs.pp, 84 figs, 68 plates. N (inci.) ORDER FORM Book reviews editor: Mr M.L.

WILSON All members of the Executive Committee are ex officio members of Council * Subscription rates available on request * PUBLICATIONS. Nov 02,  · Sensitive to epistemological and ethical concerns with ethnoarchaeology, the article discusses certain contrasts that emerged from two field studies in Botswana, and how these insights may inform our archaeological interpretations of the Later Iron Age in southern soundsofgoodnews.com by: Linguistics: A Comparative Study of the Foe, Huli, and Pole Languages of Papua New Guinea.

W. M. Rule., New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study, The Languages of .As they migrated, these larger Iron Age populations displaced or assimilated earlier peoples.

In Mpumalanga, several stone circles have been found along with the stone arrangement that has been named Adam’s Calendar. Modern humans have inhabited Southern Africa for at leastyears.