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Forgotten World

Forgotten World

The Bokoni are a historic maze of stone circles, terraces and engravings linked by stone passages located in South Africa around the Mpumalanga escarpment between Ohrigstad and Carolina. They index successive stages of homesteads built by the Koni people over many centuries and provide significant insight into the migration, settlement and agricultural patterns in pre-colonial Africa. At this time, they have not yet been declared 'world heritage' sites; most are found on privately owned land and many have been destroyed.