Inside Tsodilo Hills' sacred cave

Cupules on the rock inside the cave PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Cupules on the rock inside the cave PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

Mmegi’s intrepid staffer THALEFANG CHARLES has finally cracked the jinx that denied him access into the revered White Rhino Cave in Tsodilo Hills. This is the cave that 10 years ago changed the world’s understanding of human ritual history, as archeologists unearthed that it is the World Oldest Ritual Site.

Tsodilo is a very special place. A trip to Tsodilo Hills has been a very emotional journey for yours truly lately. This is because it has been a decade of failed attempts to re-enter the revered White Rhino Cave in Tsodilo Hills.

The White Rhino Cave is mankind’s oldest known ritual site. A colossal discovery by Associate Professor Sheila Coulson, from the University of Oslo in 2006 presented that the modern human, homosapiens, have performed advanced rituals at Tsodilo for over 70,000 years. The cave was named after a large white rhino painting that was discovered on its eastern wall.

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