Friday, October 10, 2014

Newly dated Asian cave drawings rewrite history of human art

A new study published in the journal Nature has revealed that ancient paintings of hands and animals found within seven limestone caves on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe. The research shows that humans were producing rock art by 40,000 years ago at opposite ends of the Pleistocene Eurasian world.

Ancient Origins

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