Nelson-Viljoen, C. and Kyriacou, K. 2016 Shellfish exploitation strategies at the Pinnacle Point Shell Midden Complex, South Africa, during the Later Stone Age. The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, pp.1-18. 

McGrath, J.R., Cleghorn, N., Gennari, B., Henderson, S., Kyriacou, K., Nelson-Viljoen, C., Nilssen, P., Richardson, L., Shelton, C., Wilkins, J. and Marean, C.W., 2015. The pinnacle point shell midden complex: A mid-to late holocene record of later stone age coastal foraging along the Southern Cape Coast of South Africa. South African Archaeological Bulletin 70 (202): 209-219. 

Nelson, C. 2009. An Archaeozoology of the Ndzundza Ndebele of the Steelpoort River Valley, Mpumalanga, South Africa, c. 1700 AD – 1883 AD. South African Archaeology Bulletin 64 (190): 184 – 192.


Lorenzon, M. and Nelson-Viljoen, C. 2016. Interdisciplinary Methods of Data Recording, Management and Preservation. Keep the revolution going. In Campana, S., Scopigno, R., Carpentiero, G and Cirillo, M. Proceeding of the 43rd Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Siena, Italy. 30 October – 2 November 2015. Oxford, Archaeopress Publishing: 187-190.

Aguraiuja, U., Faulkner-Jones, R., Lorenzon, M. Nelson-Viljoen, C. 2016. Third ‘Annual Student Archaeology’ Conference: Edinburgh, June 2015. International Journal of Student Research in Archaeology 1 (1): 235-237.


Henry, A., Plowman, R., Hood, K., Horsfall, L., Nelson-Viljoen, C., Kutereba, B. 2018. Postgraduate Programme Review (PPR) of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences. University of Edinburgh, Academic Services. Final Report available at

Nelson-Viljoen, C. and McDonnell, D. 2017. Scoping Statistical Analysis support. A Data Library Project. University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Report available at

Marean, C.W., McGrath, J., Cleghorn, N., Gennari, B., Nelson-Viljoen, C., Richardson, L.,Wilkins, J. & Shelton, C. 2014. Final report on the the excavations at the Pinnacle Point Shell Midden Complex (PPSMC), Western Cape Province, South Africa. Unpublished report. Mossel Bay, South Africa: Mossel Bay Archaeology Project, Cultural Resources Management.

Nelson-Viljoen, C. 2013. Report on Later Stone Age shellfish remains from the Pinnacle Point Shell Midden (Areas 1 to 5), Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort, Mossel Bay, South Africa. Mossel Bay, South Africa, Unpublished report. Mossel Bay Archaeology Project: Cultural Resources Management.

Nelson, C. 2006. Beauty or the Beast? Domestic versus wild animal utilization at Melora Hilltop, A late Iron Age site, Limpopo Province. Unpublished report. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Pretoria, South Africa.


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Nelson, C. 2008. An Archaeozoological and Ethnographic investigation into animal utilisation practices of the Ndzundza Ndebele of the Steelpoort River Valley, South Africa, 1700 AD – 1900 AD. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree: Magister Artium. Department of Anthropology and Archaeology Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria.