Africa's Ancient Mysteries

By Keith Kloor
Nov 2, 2009 11:29 PMNov 19, 2019 8:46 PM


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This article by Roger Webster, a South African historian, is intriguing on several levels. I was drawn in by this opening:

One of the many aspects of history and archaeology that fascinates me is that, in many respects, archaeology becomes the verifier, or the destroyer, of history.

Be sure to read it all the way through to the haunting poem about drought that closes the piece.

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