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Archaeologists figured out that some of the world’s oldest cave drawings don’t just depict animals — they’re constellations of stars

Researchers have discovered that ancient cave paintings in Europe depict star constellations and were used to keep track of astronomical events. Archaeologists believe the artwork shows that humans had a complex understanding of time and space thousands of years before the ancient Greeks, who are credited with the first studies […]
Archaeologists figured out that some of the world’s oldest cave drawings don’t just depict animals — they’re constellations of stars
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Australian scientists found 2,500 year old cave paintings of dogs in Indonesia

Researchers from The Australian National University just found a whole bunch of ancient cave paintings on a tiny 81 square kilometre Indonesian Island, previously unexplored by archaeologists. 28 2,500 year old rock art sites have been found on the island of Kisar, north of Timor-Leste. Lead archaeologist, Distinguished Professor Sue […]
Australian scientists found 2,500 year old cave paintings of dogs in Indonesia