Riaan Rifkin
Riaan Rifkin
Research Fellow, Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genomics, University of Pretoria
Verified email at ahkr.uib.no
TitleCited byYear
Technological, elemental and colorimetric analysis of an engraved ochre fragment from the Middle Stone Age levels of Klasies River Cave 1, South Africa
F d’Errico, RG Moreno, RF Rifkin
Journal of Archaeological Science 39 (4), 942-952, 2012
1002012
Klipdrift shelter, southern Cape, South Africa: preliminary report on the Howiesons Poort layers
CS Henshilwood, KL van Niekerk, S Wurz, A Delagnes, SJ Armitage, ...
Journal of Archaeological Science 45, 284-303, 2014
972014
Assessing the efficacy of red ochre as a prehistoric hide tanning ingredient
RF Rifkin
Journal of African Archaeology 9 (2), 131-158, 2011
652011
Processing ochre in the Middle Stone Age: Testing the inference of prehistoric behaviours from actualistically derived experimental data
RF Rifkin
Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 31 (2), 174-195, 2012
542012
Evaluating the photoprotective effects of ochre on human skin by in vivo SPF assessment: implications for human evolution, adaptation and dispersal
RF Rifkin, L Dayet, A Queffelec, B Summers, M Lategan, F d’Errico
PLoS One 10 (9), e0136090, 2015
322015
Engraved art and acoustic resonance: exploring ritual and sound in north-western South Africa
RF Rifkin
Antiquity 83 (321), 585-601, 2009
282009
Assessing the photoprotective effects of red ochre on human skin by in vitro laboratory experiments
RF Rifkin, F d'Errico, L Dayet-Boulliot, B Summers
South African Journal of Science 111 (3-4), 1-8, 2015
202015
Characterising pigments on 30 000-year-old portable art from Apollo 11 Cave, Karas Region, southern Namibia
RF Rifkin, LC Prinsloo, L Dayet, MM Haaland, CS Henshilwood, EL Diz, ...
Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5, 336-347, 2016
142016
Ethnographic and experimental perspectives on the efficacy of ochre as a mosquito repellent
RF Rifkin
The South African Archaeological Bulletin, 64-75, 2015
102015
Pleistocene figurative art mobilier from Apollo 11 Cave, Karas Region, southern Namibia
RF Rifkin, CS Henshilwood, MM Haaland
The South African Archaeological Bulletin, 113-123, 2015
82015
Migrating microbes: What pathogens can tell us about population movements and human evolution
CJ Houldcroft, JB Ramond, RF Rifkin, SJ Underdown
Annals of human biology 44 (5), 397-407, 2017
72017
The symbolic and functional exploitation of ochre during the South African Middle Stone Age
RF Rifkin
University of the Witwatersrand, Faculty of Science, 2013
72013
The role of aDNA in understanding the coevolutionary patterns of human sexually transmitted infections
V Pimenoff, C Houldcroft, R Rifkin, S Underdown
Genes 9 (7), 317, 2018
62018
Ancient oncogenesis, infection and human evolution
RF Rifkin, M Potgieter, JB Ramond, DA Cowan
Evolutionary applications 10 (10), 949-964, 2017
42017
Ethnographic insight into the prehistoric significance of red ochre
RF Rifkin
The Digging Stick 32 (2), 7-10, 2015
42015
Identity engraved: artistic endeavour and ethnic entities in central South Africa
RF Rifkin
32006
Sun protection from ochre compounds used traditionally by southern African indigenous populations: an interdisciplinary approach
B Summers, M Lategan, R Rifkin, F d’Errico, R Garcia-Moreno
Poster presented to the 27th International Federation of Societies of …, 2014
22014
Human biology and ancient DNA: exploring disease, domestication and movement
CJ Houldcroft, RF Rifkin, SJ Underdown
Annals of human biology 46 (2), 95-98, 2019
2019
The healthy human blood microbiome: Fact or fiction?
DJ Castillo, RF Rifkin, DA Cowan, M Potgieter
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology 9, 148, 2019
2019
Elemental and technological analyses of 30 000 year-old mobiliary art form Apollo 11 Cave, Namibia
RF Rifkin
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