Cave Art Discovery Paints A Global Picture

The newly discovered ancient Indonesian drawings are as old as the famous prehistoric art found in Lascaux caves and other European cave systems. The videos demonstrate our descendants’ drawing abilities around the globe 40,000 years ago. This points to an even earlier emergence of creativity in humans than previously recorded.


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A new way of watching video – click or touch on the panels when they appear.

Production by Julius Peacock, Anna-Marie Lever and John Lawrence

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