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The coast in colour

A South African cave overlooking the Indian Ocean was apparently a desirable residence for early humans. The site has provided rich evidence for the early use of colour and marine resources.

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Figure 1: A home at Pinnacle Point.


Figure 2: Timeline of some notable archaeological evidence for modern behaviour in early Homo sapiens.


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