The SAHRA Archaeology, Palaeontology and Meteorites Unit has the pleasure of announcing that the West Coast Fossil Park has been officially declared a National Heritage Site. The publication of the Gazette Notice declaring West Coast Fossil Park as a National Heritage Site appeared in Government Gazette No. 38232 on 28 November 2014, and was the culmination of years of work towards this aim.
In Heritage Month, to celebrate of 20 years of democracy SAHRA presents 20 sites that have been declared National Heritage Sites since the promulgation of the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999).
ANCIENT fossils from the Jurassic, human skeletal remains from the Later Stone Age, African decorative beadwork, Boer War medals, Irma Stern paintings, Cape Town Castle, rock art and rock engravings, ceremonial leopard skins, Groote Schuur wine glasses, stalactites, ancient teeth, a Springbok mascot and even old post office buildings… Given South Africa's rainbow nation social status, it's no surprise at all that its rich heritage is equally diverse.
Waterfall Shelter, in Kamberg Game Reserve, is a small site with a small amount of figure, both faded and clear. It is open to the public.
We are now inviting suitable professionals to provide us with a cost for; Site photography and processing using the CPED Toolset, supply and data transfer on an external hard drive unit, a detailed report to be drafted and handed to Amafa on completion of the project.