Palaeolithic cave art in Borneo

  title={Palaeolithic cave art in Borneo},
  author={M. Aubert and P. Setiawan and A. A. Oktaviana and A. Brumm and P. H. Sulistyarto and E. W. Saptomo and B. Istiawan and T. A. Ma’rifat and V. N. Wahyuono and F. Atmoko and J.-x. Zhao and J. Huntley and P. Taçon and D. L. Howard and H. Brand},
  • M. Aubert, P. Setiawan, +12 authors H. Brand
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Figurative cave paintings from the Indonesian island of Sulawesi date to at least 35,000 years ago (ka) and hand-stencil art from the same region has a minimum date of 40 ka1. Here we show that similar rock art was created during essentially the same time period on the adjacent island of Borneo. Uranium-series analysis of calcium carbonate deposits that overlie a large reddish-orange figurative painting of an animal at Lubang Jeriji Saléh—a limestone cave in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo… CONTINUE READING
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