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Archaeology: Art on the move

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Author: Wil Roebroeks

Journal: Nature

Abstract: Studies of stencils and paintings from prehistoric caves in Indonesia date the art to at least 39,900 years ago — around the same age as the earliest cave art previously known, 13,000 kilometres away in western Europe.

News & Views to Aubert, M., et al. (2014). Pleistocene cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Nature 514(7521): 223-227 (

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Citation: Roebroeks, W. (2014). Archaeology: Art on the move. Nature 514(7521): 170-171.