The archaeology of Paradise
Hall, M, Malan, A, Amann, S, Honeyman, L, Kiser, T and Ritchie, G 1993, 'The archaeology of Paradise' , South African Archaeological Society. Goodwin Series, 7 , pp. 40-58.Full text not available from this repository.
Excavations at the Dutch East India Company post of Paradise have revealed a well-dated, stratified sequence of architectural change at a single location. The main house and outbuildings were substantially rebuilt or altered during the site's occupation in the eighteenth century. Combined evidence from excavated artefacts and the household inventory, written after the death of Master Woodcutter Salomon Bosch at Paradise in 1768, provided a fruitful record of domestic material culture. Comparison between the faunal remains from the postholder's house and an outbuilding occupied by Company soldiers or labourers indicated status differentiation within the site.
|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 > Centre for Social Justice Research|
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|Journal or Publication Title:||South African Archaeological Society. Goodwin Series|
|Publisher:||South African Archaeological Society|
|Depositing User:||AL Sherwin|
|Date Deposited:||10 Dec 2009 09:30|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 11:55|
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