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World's oldest depiction of an animal discovered in Indonesian cave

Jan 14, 2021 10:48 IST

What is believed to be the world's oldest depiction of an animal was just discovered by archaeologists in a cave in Indonesia. The image of the warty pig is at least 45,500 years old, experts believe. The pig was painted using a red ocher pigment and the image shows it observing a social interaction between two other pigs. These Indonesian cave paintings are shedding light on the early story of humanity.

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