First pocket-sized artworks from Ice Age Indonesia show humanity's ancient drive to decorate

March 19, 2020 - General

Archaeologists have unearthed two miniature stone engravings in Indonesia. These depict an anoa (dwarf buffalo) and a sun, star or eye dating back some 26,000 years – the first of their kind in our region.

Credit: Andrew Thomson
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While such tiny engravings have been known from similar periods (around 20,000 years ago) in Europe and Western Asia, never before have clearly…

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