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.
Griffith University rock art researchers are part of expert team who will spend the next five years investigating one of the richest bodies of rock art in Australia.
Hunting was not easy in a rainforest in ancient times but new research has found modern humans made a way for themselves in Indonesia. New evidence not only suggests that modern humans were present in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier than previously thought – but they were colonising dense rainforests at earlier ages as well. […]
Dr Maxime Aubert will attend the Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium in Indonesia in July.
Griffith University researchers are part of a team that has discovered 40,000 year old cave paintings in Indonesia.