Indonesian cave painting of life-size pig believed to be over 45,000 years old

Jan 14, 2021 | INVESTING

Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting: a life-size picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia.The finding described in the journal Science Advances on Wednesday provides the earliest evidence of human settlement of the region.Co-author Maxime Aubert of Australia’s Griffith University said it was found on the island of Sulawesi in 2017 by doctoral student Basran Burhan, as part of surveys the team was carrying out with Indonesian…

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