Iziko Slave Lodge
Slavery in South Africa

The Slave Wrecks Project

A diver with a canon retrieved from the São José slave ship wreck in Cape Town, South Africa

A project that initially had its first research conducted in South Africa in 2008 (Southern African Slave Wrecks and Diasporan Heritage Routes Project) is today a global collaborative archaeological and research effort, known as the Slave Wrecks Project (SWP). The global research project is a collaboration between Iziko Museums of South Africa, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of […]