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BORDER CAVE

14/10/2016

Border cave has been occupied by humans, virtually continuously, for about 190 000 years and is one of only a few archaeological sites in the world with a complete stratigraphic record.

More than a million artefacts have been excavated from the site including the Lebombo Bone, dated to 35,000 BC making it the oldest known artefact linked to the basic mathematical activity of counting.

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