Portable art from Pleistocene Sulawesi

@article{Langley2020PortableAF,
  title={Portable art from Pleistocene Sulawesi},
  author={M. Langley and B. Hakim and Adhi Agus Oktaviana and Basran Burhan and I. Sumantri and Priyatno Hadi Sulistyarto and Rustan Lebe and David McGahan and A. Brumm},
  journal={Nature Human Behaviour},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={597-602}
}
The ability to produce recognizable depictions of objects from the natural world—known as figurative art—is unique to Homo sapiens and may be one of the cognitive traits that separates our species from extinct hominin relatives. Surviving examples of Pleistocene figurative art are generally confined to rock art or portable three-dimensional works (such as figurines) and images engraved into the surfaces of small mobile objects. These portable communicative technologies first appear in Europe… Expand
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