Dingane artifacts dug up, 170 years on

2008-07-16 00:00

Amafa Heritage KZN yesterday released details of exciting archeological finds dating back to King Dingane’s reign in the mid-19th century at the Zulu king’s former royal residence at uMgungundlovu.

“It was here on February 4, 1838, that King Dingane ordered the slaying of Voortrekker leader Piet Retief and his party. They are buried on kwaMatiwane (the Hill of Execution), near the homestead, where there is a memorial.

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