Provenance studies for stone from the Castle gateway, Cape Town
Hall, M, Miller, D and Moore, J 1993, 'Provenance studies for stone from the Castle gateway, Cape Town' , South African Journal of Science, 89 (3) , pp. 110-112.Full text not available from this repository.
Historical buildings often have complex architectural histories which are difficult to unravel from archival and archaeological sources alone. Provenance studies of stone used to build the gate of Cape Town's Castle suggest that this ornamental archway was carved from slate quarried on Robben Island, rather than imported ready-made from the Netherlands.
|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 Journal of Science|
|Publisher:||Science of South Africa (ASSAF)|
|Depositing User:||AL Sherwin|
|Date Deposited:||07 Apr 2010 16:09|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 11:55|
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