A team of Griffith University archaeologists has shared in the discovery of what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting, dating back to at least 45,500 years ago. Uncovered in South Sulawesi during field research conducted with Indonesia’s leading archaeological research centre, Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS), the cave painting consists of a figurative […]
Griffith University archaeologists have been awarded a coveted place in Science magazine’s top-10 scientific breakthroughs of the year for their work on the discovery of the world’s oldest known rock art.
The takeover of Southeast Asia’s grasslands with today’s rainforests contributed to the extinction of the region’s megafauna and ancient humans.
Human evolutionary biologist Professor Tanya Smith has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship worth $1,075,728 to investigate prehistoric human population growth by analysing the teeth of ancient children.
New archaeological research demonstrates earliest projectile technology in the tropical rainforests of Sri Lanka.
Last known remains of modern human ancestors dated by Griffith archaeologist.
Genetic diversity suggests priests and villagers able to tame wild ibises each year for mummification by the millions.