Canteen Kopje:  Cultural Heritage Under Threat

Scientific Publications



Beaumont, P.B. 1990. Canteen Kopje (Klipdrif). In: Beaumont, P.B., Morris, D. (eds) Guide to archaeological sites in the Northern Cape. McGregor Museum, Kimberley, pp 14–16.


Beaumont, P.B. 1998. Report on fieldwork in October 1998 at Excavation 2 Canteen Kopje. Document on file with SAHRA.


Beaumont, P. 2004. Canteen Kopje. In: Morris D, Beaumont, P.B. (eds) Archaeology of the Northern Cape: some key sites. McGregor Museum, Kimberley, pp 26–30.


Beaumont, .P, McNabb, J. 2000. Canteen Kopje: the recent excavation. Digging Stick 17(3):3–6.


Chazan, M., Porat, N., Sumner, A., Horwitz, L.K. 2013.The use of OSL dating in unstructured sands: The archaeology and chronology of the Hutton Sands at Canteen Kopje (Northern Cape Province, South Africa). Archaeol Anthropol Science. 5(4):351-363.


Forssman, T.R., Kuman, K., Leader, G.M., Gibbon, R.J. 2010. A Later Stone Age assemblage from Canteen Kopje Northern Cape. South African Archaeological Bulletin 65:204–214.


Lotter, M.G. Gibbon, R.J., Kuman, K., Leader, G.M., Forssman,T., Granger, D.E. 2016. A Geoarchaeological Study of the Middle and Upper Pleistocene Levels at Canteen Kopje, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal. doi 10.1002/gea.21541


McNabb, J., 2001. The shape of things to come. A speculative essay on the role of the Victoria West phenomenon at Canteen Kopje during the South African Earlier Stone Age. In: Milliken, S., Cook, J. (eds) A Very Remote Period Indeed. Papers on the Paleolithic Presented to Derek Roe. Oxbow, Oakville, pp 37–46.


Smith, P., Nshimirimana, R., de Beer, F., Morris, D., Jacobson, L., Chazan, M., Horwitz, L.K. 2012. Canteen Kopje: a new look at an old skull. South African Journal of Science 108(1/2).


Turkington, T., 2000. Realising a dream: Canteen Kopje and the new Barkly West Museum. Digging Stick 17(3):1–3.


Wells, L.H. 1948.The Canteen Koppie skull. S Afr J Sci., 1:156-157.