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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Maropeng & Sterkfontein

This area is known for the Sterkfontein caves. We visited a museum/information centre at Maropeng and then had a tour of the caves where the hominin remains of Mrs Ples and Little Foot were discovered.

Kathy (my supervisor) at the Sterkfontein caves

The overground excavation site. Below there is a small plaque on the right where the remains of "Mrs Ples" were found and named by Robert Broom, a Scottish doctor.

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