Mnweni (Amangwane)

Bushman Paintings in Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. This area is commonly referred to as Mnweni. The Amangwane Traditional Authority Area includes Abhulesini, Kohkwane and Manzano.

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eZangomeni Shelter

eZangomeni Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

eZangomeni Shelter is in the Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: A large rain-animal or a snake, with an antelope head, is accompanied by many white and red humans. What is of interest are the white dots and lines visible on the human bodies. It is believed that these marks repre ...
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Kwamfazi Shelter

Kwamfazi Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Kwamfazi Shelter is in the Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: Some researchers like Frans Prins believe that larger kaross-clad figures might represent AmaZizi people who adopted Bushman ways during times of drought and during the Mfecane-Difeqane. They are the only group of Ban ...
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Patrick's Shelter

Patrick's Shelter

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Patrick's Shelter is in the Amangwane Traditional Authority Area. Interpretation by Celeste Rossouw: Natural features such as holes and cracks in the parent rock are sometimes incorporated in Bushmen rock art. In this depiction a hole represents one man’s head and three holes represent another’s eyes and mouth. To t ...
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