Ancient Indonesian Cave Paintings


Photograph: Kinez Riza

Photograph: Kinez Riza

Here is the latest discovery relating to the ancient history of paint on walls around the world. This time the image above and others depicting human features and animals have been found in Indonesia and dated to 35,000 to 39,000 years old. This is comparable to the oldest in Europe which are in Spain. Read more on this fascinating discovery on the Guardian website and this page for links to other related stories.

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