The silhouette of a hand on a cave wall in Indonesia is 40,000 years old, showing that Europe was not the birthplace of art as long believed, researchers said on Wednesday. Created by spraying reddish paint around an open hand pressed...Show More Summary
This hand stencil was discovered in one of the caves of the Maros region of the island, Sulawesi in the … Continue reading ?
Paintings in a cave in Indonesia have been dated to 40,000 years ago, as old or older than any paintings found in Europe. For decades, the only evidence of ancient cave art was in Spain and southern France. It led some to believe that...Show More Summary
The BBC website has some nice pictures of it. Nature 514, 223–227 (09 October 2014) doi:10.1038/nature13422 Pleistocene cave art from Sulawesi, Indonesia M. Aubert et al. Archaeologists have long been puzzled by the appearance in Europe...Show More Summary
A closer look at cave paintings in Indonesia may redraw the map of prehistoric art and provide evidence that the world's first artists were in Africa, National Geographic reports. An article in Nature says that cave paintings on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, once considered up to 12,000 years...
This stencil of a graceful, outstretched hand was discovered in a cave on an Indonesian island. And now we know that it's more than 39,900 years old. That makes it the oldest painting in the world, at least so far, and shows that humans in Asia developed symbolic expression at the same time as humans in Europe. Read more...
Pleistocene cave art from Sulawesi, IndonesiaAuthors:Aubert et alAbstract:Archaeologists have long been puzzled by the appearance in Europe ~40–35 thousand years (kyr) ago of a rich corpus of sophisticated artworks, including parietal...Show More Summary
Several cave paintings in Indonesia have been found to be much older than expected — casting doubt on what we thought we knew about the origins of art. The paintings, located on Sulawesi island in Indonesia several decades ago, may be over 40,000 years old, according to recent dating. Show More Summary
Plays: 4Px3, 6Px1, 3Px2. Mat Goceng is published by Manikmaya Games, a company from Bandung, Indonesia. They gave Meeples Cafe a few review copies, and Log asked whether I wanted one. I skimmed the overview at BGG, thought it sounded...Show More Summary
Three Castaways Rescued Safely off Indonesia. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) has announced that on October 6, 2014, the MOL-operated/managed
Wärtsilä and two Indonesian partners have today signed a joint development agreement with the intention of creating the first ever bio-LNG plant in Indonesia.
Jakarta has reaffirmed its commitment to partnering with Seoul on the KFX indigenous fighter programme.In a statement, Indonesia’s defence ministry says that six prototypes will be developed, of which one will be given to Indonesia for flight tests. Show More Summary
Recently, I flew to Washington, D.C. to be part of a group that met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The purpose of the visit was to engage in a discussion about some of the factors that have allowed Indonesia to thrive in a time when so many Muslim countries are torn by internal conflict. Show More Summary
I've written quite a bit lately about Garuda Indonesia, the newest SkyTeam member airline. In the past they've had a horrible reputation, though the past few years they've been working hard to try and turn that around. Possibly what's...Show More Summary
Apparently, visitors of the Indonesia International Motor Show are obsessed with their smartphones and get lost all the time. BMW ended the confusion using ladies is short skirts. Read more...
The twists and turns continue in Indonesia's dramatic election year. In the most recent plot turn, the coalition that backed Prabowo Subianto's losing bid for president pushed through a bill to end almost a decade of direct elections for regional heads, which were seen by many as a flawed yet vital element of the nation's democratic transition. Show More Summary
On the scale of Amazon.com, Bhinneka - one of Indonesia's largest E-commerce websites has chosen our m...
The destruction of tropical forests is a major challenge for global development, threatening precious livelihoods, biodiversity and the earth’s atmosphere. In all, tropical deforestation contributes about 12 percent of the global carbon dioxide emissions causing climate change.
Last week at MIT I hosted a group of leaders and change makers from Indonesia. With its 17,000 islands and 250 million inhabitants, Indonesia is the third largest democracy and the biggest Muslim country in the world. Several members...Show More Summary
BY PATRICK WINN / GlobalPost The Indonesian province is also now authorized to punish homosexuality with 100 months in jail or 1,000 grams of gold. BANGKOK, Thailand — One of Southeast Asia’s strictest Islamic enclaves just got a lot more...