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The Barrack Street well: images of a Cape Town household in the nineteenth century

Hall, M, Halkett, D, Klose, J, Ritchie, G and Poggenpoel, C 1990, 'The Barrack Street well: images of a Cape Town household in the nineteenth century' , South African Archaeological Bulletin, 45 (152) , pp. 73-92.

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This paper describes the results of excavation of well deposits from Barrack Street, Cape Town. The sequence starts with an assemblage dated to the late eighteenth century and continues, with a clear stratigraphy, until the late nineteenth century. Artefact assemblages reflect changes from a domestic to a commercial building, and from the period when the Cape was under the control of the Dutch East India Company through the establishment of the Cape as a British colony.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
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Journal or Publication Title: South African Archaeological Bulletin
Publisher: The South African Archaeological Society
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0038-1969
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2009 09:08
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:02

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