Researchers Unearth World’s Oldest Figurative Artwork in Indonesian Cave


A recent finding in Sulawesi,Indonesia, is changing our conceptions of the origins of visual art. Fifteen researchers this week published an article in Nature describing prehistoric cave art that they believe was created about 43,900 years ago. The art depicts multiple therianthropes—mythical creatures that have both human and animal characteristics like beaks and tails—hunting wild pigs and cattle with spears.[…]

Source: Researchers Unearth World’s Oldest Figurative Artwork in Indonesian Cave

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