Tag: Cave paintings

World's Oldest Cave Painting Of Animal Found In Borneo

A new paper revealed that an animal painting inside a cave in a remote part of Borneo is about 40,000 years old. This contradicts the previous belief that cave painting originated in Europe.

Ancient November 8, 2018

Oldest Known Cave Art Found To Be Of Neanderthal Origin, Shows Symbolic Behavior

Were Neanderthals really just the brutish cousins of early modern humans? A new study shows they might have been into art and symbolic behavior as well.

Ancient February 23, 2018

Ancient Indonesian cave art could complicate our ideas about the origins of art

The 40,000-year-old paintings of animals, human hands and other figures recently found in several caves in Indonesia could indicate that humans were capable of art earlier than originally thought.

Internet Culture October 8, 2014

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