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A Stone Age Rock-Shelter in South Africa

Nature volume 141, pages 11511152 (25 June 1938) | Download Citation



OAKHURST rock-shelter, situated in an enclosed valley on a farm thirteen miles east of the town of George, Cape Province, South Africa, four miles from the Indian Ocean, and two from the coastal lakes, has been excavated by Mr. A. J. H. Goodwin (Trans. R. Soc. S. Africa, 25, 3 ; 1938). Between February 1932 and February 1935, six visits were paid to the cave, varying in duration from a month to a week, during which the excavation was carried out.

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