Karen Loise van Niekerk

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Bergen

I am an archaeologist working on Middle Stone Age sites, specifically Blombos Cave and Klipdrift Shelter, in the southern Cape, South Africa. I have a keen interest in the role that marine foods (fish and shellfish) played in the diet of people living during the Stone Ages.


  • –present
    Post doctoral Fellow, University of Bergen


  • 2011 
    University of Cape Town, PhD