• New archaeological project!

    Archaeologists from the University of Johannesburg, Dr Matthew Caruana, Dr Matt Lotter and Principal Investigator Professor Marlize Lombard, have initiated a comprehensive study of the Magaliesberg Stone Age landscape. In a series of integrated…

  • Obituary for Professor Revil Mason

    Professor Revil Mason 1929-2020. With the sad death of Professor Revil Mason on Sunday 23rd August 2020, South Africa lost the last member of a generation scholars that included such other luminaries as…

  • Battle of Kalkheuwel

    The following report on the battle of Kalkheuwel by Prof Ian Copley is based mainly on research in British military archives. Just over one hundred years ago, the South African, or Anglo-Boer War,…

  • Battle of Dwarsvlei

    On 11 July 1900 1300 Gordon Highlanders and other infantry left Krugersdorp under the command of General Horace Smith-Dorrien to assist the beleaguered town of Rustenburg. Their orders were to link up with…