Cave Paintings in Indonesia May Be Among the Oldest Known

By JOHN NOBLE WILFORDOCT. 8, 2014

There is nothing like a blank stone surface to inspire a widely shared urge to make art.

A team of researchers reported in the journal Nature on Wednesday that paintings of hands and animals in seven limestone caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi may be as old as the earliest European cave art.

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