January 9th Time Travel Series: A Child’s life in Middle Stone Age South Africa

This week, I am walking everyone through the prompt from Roland, to visit Africa, as 10-year-old boy, during the Middle Stone Age. This allows the focus to be on the location of Diepkloof Rock Shelter, and discuss the role of children in prehistoric hunter-gathering societies.

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