About Archaetnos

Company Vision

Archaetnos is a Cultural Heritage Consulting Company, aiming at the preservation, promotion and sustainable utilization of South Africa’s rich and diverse cultural heritage to the benefit of all South Africans. It is believed that cultural heritage is not only part of the past, but also the present and the future. It is the company’s vision to become the leader in the field of Cultural Heritage Management in South Africa

Mission

The company has wide-ranging experience in the field of Cultural Heritage Resources Surveys and Management, and participated in and completed more than 782 such projects in the past 18 years. The Director also has 20 years of Museological experience and 18 years teaching experience. Archaetnos will achieve it’s mission through the following:

  • The conducting of Heritage & Archaeological Impact Assessments (HIA’s & AIA’s) and the carrying out of mitigation measures to minimise the negative effects of development on the Cultural Heritage
  • The development and implementation of sustainable Cultural Resources Management Plans
  • The conducting of historical and archival research
  • The presentation of Cultural Heritage Workshops and Training Courses for a wide spectrum of Interested & Affected Parties. These will include City & Town Councils, Developers, Students and the broader public
  • The development and implementation of specialized exhibitions and displays with an archaeological & historical (cultural heritage) content
  • The conducting of scientific research projects
  • Through both popular & scientific publications and lectures. These will include survey reports, excavation reports, publications in scientific & popular journals, popular books and lectures at Conferences and Popular forums

The above will be based on paper authentic and credible scientific research.

A list of clients and reports can be presented on request