The exhumation and relocation of graves on the farm Zondagsvlei 9 IS, Emalahleni district, Mpumalanga Province, for Zenzele Funeral Home, November 2004 with a team of co-writers


Archaetnos CC. was contracted by Zenzele Funerals, on behalf of Khutala Collieries, to exhume and relocate 16 graves situated on the farm Zondagsvlei 9 IS, near Ogies in the Emalahleni District, Mpumalanga Province. The extension of the existing Collieries is being undertaken in this area, and these graves will be directly impacted upon by the mining operations.

Detailed photographic documentation of each burial was conducted, while all remains were also measured and examined by the archaeologists before removal.

Report by

Dr. A. C. van Vollenhoven
A.J. Pelser
F.E. Teichert