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.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Schools > No Research Centre
Schools > School of Health and Society > Centre for Applied Research in Health, Welfare and Policy
Journal or Publication Title: South African Journal of Science
Publisher: Science of South Africa (ASSAF)
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0038-2353
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 15:09
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2021 22:18

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