Oldest Figurative Cave Art in Borneo Challenge Eurocentric Views of Art Origins

The oldest known figurative cave art painting in the world may be a 40,000-year-old rendering of a species of wild cattle found in a Borneo cave by a group of Griffith University researchers. It is considerably older than a 35,400-year-old pig-deer painting discovered by the same team a few years ago in a cave located on Sulawesi, another island in Indonesia. These recent Indonesian cave art discoveries are significant because they essentially rewrite the history of art and human cultu

Oldest Figurative Cave Art in Borneo Challenge Eurocentric Views of Art Origins

The oldest known figurative cave art painting in the world may be a 40,000-year-old rendering of a species of wild cattle found in a Borneo cave by a group of Griffith University researchers. It ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Discover Magazine

World’s first figurative art is of an unknown animal in Borneo

A red animal painted on a cave wall in Borneo more than 40,000 years ago is the oldest drawing of a real-life object ever discovered

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Newscientist

Like Europe, Borneo hosted Stone Age cave artists

Rock art may have spread from Borneo across Southeast Asia starting 40,000 years ago or more.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from ScienceNews

'Oldest animal painting' discovered in Borneo

The earliest known painting of an animal has been identified in a cave on the island of Borneo.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from BBC News

Oldest known animal drawing found in remote Indonesian cave

Scientists have found the oldest known example of an animal drawing: a red silhouette of a bull-like beast on the wall of a remote Indonesian cave.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Phys.org

The world’s oldest figurative drawing depicts a wounded animal

The 40,000-year-old cave painting in a cave in Borneo depicts a speared animal.

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Ars Technica

40,000-year-old animal drawing discovered in remote Borneo cave

The red silhouette of a bull-like beast on the wall of a cave in the Indonesian part of Borneo is the oldest example of an animal drawing, experts say.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from FOXNews

Oldest Known Cave Painting of an Animal Discovered in Indonesia

The world’s oldest known cave painting of an animal was discovered by scientists in Borneo, Indonesia. The painting, which depicts a red silhouette of a bull-like beast, dates back to ...

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Geek.com

Scientists find oldest figurative cave painting

The origin of these artists, however, remains a mystery.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from ZME Science

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