Follow our research

For those most interested in our published works, have a look through the list here and follow the links. This will be updated as and when new work is published.

Books and book chapters

Forssman, T. 2022. Approaching Identity in Southern Africa over the Last 5000 Years. In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Anthropology.

Forssman, T. 2020. Foragers in the middle Limpopo Valley: trade, place-making, and social complexity. Oxford: Archaeopress.

Peer-reviewed work

Sherwood, N. & Forssman, T. 2023. Identifying use-wear distribution on sewing needles: possible Later Stone Age sewing needle made from a tooth root at Little Muck Shelter, South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 53: 104347.

Forssman, T. 2023. The end of the Later Stone Age in the middle Limpopo Valley, central southern Africa. Journal of Palaeolithic Archaeology 6: 26.

Sherwood, N. & Forssman, T. 2023. Macro use-wear identifiers on lithic scrapers and behavioural shifts at Little Muck Shelter, SLCA. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 49: 104034.

Forssman, T., Kuhlase, S., Barnard, C. & Pentz, J. 2023. Foragers during a period of social upheaval at Little Muck Shelter, southern Africa. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa DOI: 10.1080/0067270X.2023.2182572.

Forssman, T., Seiler, T., Rossouw, A. & Ashley, C. 2022. Social landscape of Euphorbia Kop: A K2 farmer settlement with a forager presence in southern Africa. Journal of Field Archaeology DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00934690.2022.2078042

Forssman, T. 2022. Approaching identity in southern Africa over the last 5000 years. In: The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Research in Anthropology. Chicago: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190854584.013.262

Forssman, T. & van Zyl, S. 2022. A preliminary analysis of Little Muck Shelter’s backed stone tool assemblage. South African Archaeological Bulletin 77: 57-66.

Forssman, T. 2021. An archaeological contribution to the Kalahari Debate from the middle Limpopo River Valley, southern Africa. Journal of Archaeological Research (published online June 2021, pending volume and page numbers).

Conferences and seminars

Sherwood, N. & Forssman, T. 2023. The function and use of Little Muck Shelter’s stone scrapers: a replication and use-wear study (poster). The 26th Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Houston, United States of America.

Forssman, T., Pentz, J., Kuhlase, S., Sherwood, N. & Knell, C. 2023. Forager stone technology at Little Muck Shelter from the mid-Holocene until farmer contact. The 26th Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Houston, United States of America.

Barnard, C. 2023. From Little Muck to Leokwe Hill: trade relations and settlement transitions. The 26th Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Houston, United States of America.

Van Heerden, J. 2023. Assessing the effectiveness and impact of an interactive, travelling museum: closing the distance between people and heritage. The 26th Biennial Meeting of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists, Houston, United States of America.

Barnard, C. 2023. From Little Muck to Leokwe Hill: trade relations and settlement transitions (poster). Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza

Van Heerden, J. 2023. Closing the distance between people and heritage: presenting an interactive, travelling museum to the public. Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza.

Forssman, T. 2023. Forager technologies and innovations during a period of social upheaval on the middle Limpopo Valley landscape. Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza.

Sherwood, N. & Forssman, T. 2023. Macro-use identifiers on lithic scrapers: scraper use at Little Muck Shelter, Shashe-Limpopo confluence area, and implications for behavioural shifts with farmer contact (poster). Savanna Science Network Meeting, Skukuza.

Sherwood, N. & Forssman, T. 2022. Macro-use identifiers on lithic scrapers: scraper use at Little Muck Shelter, Shashe-Limpopo confluence area, and implications for behavioural shifts with farmer contact. Palaeo-TrACKS Symposium, Johannesburg.

Barnard, C. 2022. Little Muck Shelter: Forager participation in, and contribution to, farmer economies on the southern African landscape. Paper presented at the 16th Pan-African Archaeological Congress, Zanzibar.

Forssman, T. 2022. Foragers during a period of soical upheaval on the middle Limpopo Valley landscape. Paper presented at the 16th Pan-African Archaeological Congress, Zanzibar.

Special interest pieces

Kuhlase, S. 2021. Implications for interaction: forager-farmer interaction in the middle Limpopo Valley. The Digging Stick 38: 4-6.