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Scientific articles

Coetzee, G. & Havenga, S. 2013.Kinders en hulle speelgoed: ‘n histories-argeologiese studie van Welkomskraal, ‘n pioniersplaas in die distrik Venterstad. South African Journal of Cultural History 28(1):24-45.

Rossouw, L., Stynder, D.D. and Haarhof, P. 2009. Evidence for opal phytolith preservation in the Langebaanweg ‘E’ Quarry Varswater Formation and its potential for palaeohabitat reconstruction. South African Journal of Science 105: 223 – 227

Codron, D. Brink, J.S., Rossouw, L., Claus, M., Codron, J., Lee-Thorp, J. and Sponheimer, M. 2008. Functional differentiation of African grazing ruminants: an example of specialized adaptations to very small changes in diet. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94: 755–764

Codron, D., Brink, J.S. Rossouw, L. and Clauss, M. 2008. The evolution of ecological specialization in southern African ungulates: competition- or physical environmental turnover? Oikos 117(3): 344 – 353

Henderson, Z.L. 2008. Standards for curation of archaeological material: some thoughts on the issues. South African Archaeological Bulletin 63: 79-81

Backwell, L.R., Steininger, C.M, Brink, J., Neveling, J., Rossouw, L. & Pereira, L. 2007. Large mammal mass death accumulation in the Holocene of South Africa. PSSA, Grahamstown, South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 42: 118

Brink, J.S., Grun, R., Rossouw, L. and Codron, D. 2007. Mid-Quaternary large mammal succession and extinction in southern Africa. Quaternary International 167 – 168 (3-486)

Rossouw, L and Scott, L. 2006. Ecological significance of South African short-cell phytoliths. 6th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Phytolith Research in Barcelona, Spain, September 2006. Society for Phytolith Research Bulletin 1(1): 14

Curnoe, D., Herries, A., Brink, J., Hopley, P., Van Ryneveld, K., Henderson, Z.L. & Morris, D. 2006. Discovery of Middle Pleistocene fossils and stone tool-bearing deposits at Groot Kloof, Ghaap escarpment, Northern Cape Province. South African Journal of Science 102: 180-184

Sealy, J., Ludwig, B. & Henderson, Z.L. 2006. New Radiocarbon Dates for Matjes River Rock Shelter. South African Archaeological Bulletin 61 (183): 98-101

Henderson, Z.L., Scott, L., Rossouw, L., & Jacobs, Z. 2006. Dating, Palaeoenvironments and Archaeology: a progress report on the Sunnyside 1 Site, Clarens, South Africa. In: Ashmore, W., Dobres, M.A., nelson, S.M. & Rosen, A. (eds). Integrating the Diversity of Twenty-First-Century Anthropology: the Life and Intellectual Legacies of Susan Kent. Archaeological papers of the American Anthropological Association. 16: 139-149

Rossouw, L. 2006. Florisian mammal fossils from erosional gullies along the Modder River at Mitasrust farm, central Free State, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 22(6): 145-162

Grab, S., Scott, L. Rossouw, L. & Meyer S. 2005. Holocene palaeoenvironments inferred from a sedimentary sequence in the Tsoaing River Basin, western Lesotho. Catena 61: 49 – 62

Scott, L. & Rossouw, L. 2005. Reassessment of botanical evidence for palaeoenvironments at Florisbad, South Africa. South African Archaeological Bulletin 60 (182): 96 – 102

Bamford, M. & Henderson, Z.L. 2003. A reassessment of the wooden fragment from Florisbad, South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science 30: 637-650

L’Abbé, E. Henderson, Z.L. & Loots, M. 2003. Uncovering a nineteenth century epidemic at Koffiefontein, South Africa. World Archaeology 35: 306-318

Henderson, Z.L. 2002. A dated cache of ostrich egg flasks from Thomas’ Farm, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. The South African Archaeological Bulletin 57: 38-42

Brink, J.S. & Henderson, Z.L. 2001. A high-resolution Last Interglacial MSA Horizon at Florisbad in the context of other open-air occurrences in the central interior of southern Africa: an interim statement. In: Conard, N.J. (ed.) Settlement dynamics of the Middle Palaeolithic and Middle Stone Age. Tubingen: Kerns Verlag. pp 1-20

Henderson, Z.L. 2001. The integrity of the Unit F Middle Stone Age Horizon at Florisbad, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 17(2): 25-53

Brink, J.S. & Rossouw , L. 2000. New trial excavations at the Cornelia-Uitzoek type locality. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 16(6): 141–156

Churchill, S.E., Brink, J.S., Berger, L.R. Hutchison, R.A., Rossouw L., et al. 2000. Erfkroon: a new Florisian fossil locality from fluvial contexts in the western Free State, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 96: 161 – 163

Jacobson, L., van der Westhuizen, W.A. & Dreyer, J. 1998. The compositional relationship between pottery and its source clay: An example from the work of a traditional potter on the farm Nonnashoek, Bethlehem, Free State.

Dreyer, J. 1997. Slag from Late Iron Age sites: metal-working or cow dung? Research by the National Cultural History and Open-Air Museum 6:90-99

Dreyer, J. 1997. A tuyère fragment from the Willem Pretorius Game Reserve, Ventersburg, Free State. Southern African Field Archaeology 6(2): 88-92

Henderson, Z.L. & Binneman, J. 1997. Changes in the significance of a site: the Klasies Cave Complex in the Middle and Later Stone Ages. In: Bonsall, C. & Tolan-Smith, C. (eds). The Human Use of Caves. Oxford, BAR International Series 667: 175-184

Dreyer, J. 1996. Index to: Maggs, T.M. 1976. The Iron Age Communities of the Southern Highveld. Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg. Occasional Paper no. 1. Department of Archaeology, National Museum, Bloemfontein,

Dreyer, J. 1996. Clay "figurines" from the Riet River - A case of natural site formation. Southern African Field Archaeology 5(2): 99-102

Rossouw, L. 1996. The extraction of opal phytoliths from the fossilised teeth of two bovid species from Florisbad. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 12(8): 165 - 175

Dreyer, J. 1995. Late Iron Age sites in the Magaliesberg Valley: Jones' (1935) stone structures revisited. Southern African Field Archaeology 4(1): 50-57

Karstel, M. 1995. The Basotho blanket, borrowed but traditional. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum  11(8): 193-223

Loubser, J.H.N. 1994. Ndebele Archaeology of the Pietersburg area. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 10(2): 62-147

Dreyer, J. 1994. Cartridges and chronology - an excersise in relative dating. Southern African Field Archaeology 3(1): 44-48

Dreyer, J. 1993. The Basotho hut: From Late Iron Age to the present. South African Journal of Ethnology 16(3): 79-86

Loubser, J.H.N. 1993. Ndondondwane: the significance of features and finds from a ninth century site on the lower Thukela River, Natal. Natal Museum Journal of Humanities 5: 109-151

Brink, J.S., Dreyer, J.J.B. & Loubser, J.H.N. 1992. Rescue excavations at Pramberg, Jacobsdal, south-western Orange Free State. Southern African Field Archaeology 1(1): 54-60

Dreyer, J.J.B. 1992. The Iron Age Archaeology of Doornpoort, Winburg, Orange Free State. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 8(7): 262-390

Dreyer, J. 1992. A report on the archaeology of the Qwaqwa Museum site. Southern African Field Archaeology 1(2): 80-87

Henderson, Z.L. 1992. The context of some Middle Stone Age hearths at Klasies River Shelter 1B: implications for understanding human behaviour. Southern African Field Archaeology 1: 14-26

Dreyer, J. 1991. Basotho prehistory in the Orange Free State. In: Slotta, R. & Skalli, M. (eds.). Proceedings of the International Symposium on Preservation and Presentation of the Cultural Heritage of Lesotho. Bochum: German Mining Museum.

Loubser, J.H.N. 1991. The ethnoarchaeology of Venda-speakers in Southern Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum  7(8): 145-164

Loubser, J. & Verhagen, B. 1991. Radiocarbon dates covering the last thousand years in the Soutpansberg area. South African Journal of Science 87: 470-472

Loubser, J.H.N. 1990. Oral traditions, archeology and history of Venda mitupo. African Studies 49: 13-43

Loubser, J.H.N. 1989. Archaeology and early Venda history. In: Deacon, J. (ed.). South African Archaeological Society Goodwin Series 6: 54-61

Sampson, C.G. 1985. Atlas of Stone Age Settlements in the Central and Upper Seacow Valley. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 20 116 pp

Dreyer, J.J.B. 1975. Tanged and barbed arrowheads. South African Archaeological Bulletin 30: 44

Sampson, C.G. 1972. The Stone Age Industries of the Orange River Scheme and South Africa. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 6 288 pp

Sampson, C.G. 1970. The Smithfield Industrial Complex: Further Field Results. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 5 172 pp

Hoffman, A.C. & Baard, E. 1969. Bushman engravings on walking sticks, magic sticks, a calabash and ostrich egg-shells. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(8): 238-242

Sampson, C.G. 1968. The Middle Stone Age Industries of the Orange River Scheme Area. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 4 111 pp

Sampson, C.G. 1967. Excavations at Zaayfontein Shelter, Norvalspont, Northern Cape.  Researches of the National Museum 2(4): 41-119

Sampson, C.G. 1967. Excavations at Glen Elliot Shelter, Colesberg District, Northern Cape. Researches of the National Museum  2(5): 125-209

Sampson, C.G. 1967. Zeekoegat 13: A Later Stone Age Open-site near Venterstad, Cape. Researches of the National Museum 2(6): 211-237

Sampson, G. & Sampson, M. 1967. Riversmead Shelter: Excavations and Analysis. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 3 111 pp

Hoffman, A.C. & Esterhuyse, D.J. 1965. Preliminary Report on Archaeological, Palaeontological and Anthropological Field Expeditions in the Orange River Area. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum  2(2): 21-27

Walton, J. 1965. Early Ghoya Settlement in the Orange Free State. National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 2

Esterhuyse, D.J. 1962. Preliminary Note on Phallic Objects from Spitskop. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(1): 1-5

Louw, J.T. 1960. Prehistory of the Matjes River Rock Shelter.  National Museum, Bloemfontein, Memoir No. 1.

Meiring, A.J.D. 1956. The Macrolithic Culture of Florisbad. Researches of the National Museum  1(9): 205-237

Walton, J. 1953. The Dagga Pipes of Southern Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum  1(4): 85-113

Meiring, A.J.D. 1952. Polished-edge bone implements. Researches of the National Museum 1(2): 30-34

Dreyer, T.F. 1947. Further observations on the Florisbad Skull. Soölogiese Navorsing van die Nasionale Museum 1(15): 183-190

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1939. Some aspects in South African Archaeology. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(9): 79-94

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1939. A preliminary account of new South African cultures. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(10): 96-97

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1939. A pre-European Bantu culture in the Lydenburg district. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(5)

Dreyer, T.F. 1938. The Archaeology of the Florisbad Deposits. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(8)

Dreyer, T.F. 1937. The "Wilton" Skulls of the Matjes River Shelter. Soölogiese Navorsing van die Nasionale Museum 1(6): 51-79

Dreyer, T.F. 1936. The endocranial cast of the Florisbad Skull - a correction. Soölogiese Navorsing van die Nasionale Museum 1(3): 22-23

Dreyer, T.F. 1936. The Significance of the Bushman Skull. Soölogiese Navorsing van die Nasionale Museum 1(4): 25-31

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1935. Die oorblyfsels van Buispoort en Braklaagte, noordwes van Zeerust. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(1)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1935. Nog 'n klippyp van die Kliphutkultuur. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(2)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1935. 'n Versameling van merkwaardige voorwerpe van die Oer-Bahoeroetsie. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 2(3)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1935. 'n Versameling daggapype uit die distrik Bethlehem. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum  2(4)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1932. Die Koningse Kultuur. II. Die verspreiding van die Koningse Industrie. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(2)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1932. Die Suid-Afrikaanse klipwerktuie in internasionale verband. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(3)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1932. Die Mosselbaaise kultuur. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(4)

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1932. 'n Nuwe Suid-Afrikaanse Kultuur. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(6): 59-61

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1932. Die Oog van die Leeu. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(7): 63-64

Curson, H.H., Thomas, A.D. & Neitz, W.O. 1932. Studies in Native Animal Husbandry. 3. Native Milking Pails. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(5): 55-58

Van Hoepen, E.C.N. 1928. Die Koningse Kultuur. I. Die Koningse Industrie. Argeologiese Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum 1(1) Published Abstracts