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San Rock Art

By |2018-04-11T21:02:23+00:00May 19th, 2017|Africa, Art|

When did San people start painting rock art? Khoisan rock painting from South Africa San people have been living in southern Africa since there first were human beings anywhere, maybe about 100,000 years ago. There are more than 14,000 of these paintings in South Africa. Nobody knows when San artists first started making [...]

The Khoikhoi and the San – South African History

By |2018-04-05T16:39:43+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, History|

Early Khoisan art from Blombos Cave, South Africa (ca. 80,000 BC) South Africans get isolated The people who became the Khoisan started to split off from other humans about 200,000 years ago (as DNA shows), and were completely separate from other people by 100,000 years ago. They arrived in South Africa, either walking [...]