The Indonesian cave painting. Photo: AP

This Indonesian cave painting has been identified as the world’s oldest figurative art, dated 40,000 years ago

  • Using technology called uranium series analysis, researchers have finally been able to work out just when they were painted
  • The discovery adds to a growing body of evidence that cave painting did not emerge only in Europe, as was once thought
Topic |   Archaeology

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The Indonesian cave painting. Photo: AP
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