A team of Indonesian and Australian archaeologists co-led by Griffith University academics has unearthed the skeletal remains of a young hunter-gatherer whose lower left leg was amputated by a skilled prehistoric surgeon 31,000 years ago. The discovery, published in Nature, is thought to be the earliest known evidence for a complex medical act, pre-dating other […]
Award recognises Griffith's ground-breaking research into rock art dating in Indonesia.
Researchers have received grants worth over $6.96 million from the Australian Research Council.
Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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.