Earliest figurative cave art from Wallacea

Pleistocene cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia

M. Aubert, A. Brumm, M. Ramli, T. Sutikna, E. W. Saptomo, B. Hakim, M. J. Morwood, G. D. van den Bergh, L. Kinsley & A. Dosseto
Nature 514, 223–227 (09 October 2014) doi:10.1038/nature13422

Archaeologists have long been puzzled by the appearance in Europe ~40–35 thousand years (kyr) ago of a rich corpus of sophisticated artworks, including parietal art (that is,  … ⇒