Drakensberg rock art dating

The Berg is just two and a half hours from Durban and four hours from Johannesburg.

The engravings and images were first recorded in 1921 by Mr. Maack in the report written for the SWA Administration but the first detailed study of the site was conducted by Mr. The name Twyfelfontein was given to the place by Mr.Then, after a steep ascent we enter the rock shelter. The ancient paintings are vivid and remarkably complete despite their age.We listen as our guide explains the panels — bringing their depictions to life.While slightly disappointed that the site was not as well preserved as Kamberg, Main Caves was, however, easy to reach and remarkable in its own right.So, for generous helpings of both nature and culture strap on your hiking boots and head out to the mountains.

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