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Associate professor, University of the Witwatersrand

David Pearce is Associate Professor in the Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand. Professor Pearce’s primary research interest is in cognitive archaeology, specializing in southern African hunter-gatherers. He works mostly with Later Stone Age rock art and related archaeology in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province Drakensberg mountains. His other major interest is in the chronology and direct dating of rock paintings.