Australian Cave paintings may be the oldest on the planet

Scholars believe that the history of the earliest human cultures in Australia dates back to a period that could go from 50,000 to 80,000 years ago before the arrival of Europeans. Before colonization, there were hundreds of aboriginal groups calling Australia their homeland, each with its own artistic tradition, culture and language.

One of the most incredible cave paintings in Australia are...

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For those of you who cut geography class, the Commonwealth of Australia is split into six states [New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia] and two territories [the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory or ACT]. Within the Northern...

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Australian Scientists Found 2500 Year Old Cave Paintings ...

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 O'Connor from the School of Culture, History and Language, said...

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Australian Aboriginal Art Discovered in Rock Shelter ...

Aged Australian Aboriginal art discovered at Narwala Gabarnmang rock shelter.

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Heritage Daily: " Australia's Oldest Rock Art Discovered by USQ Researcher "

In the Arnhem Land plateau area of in Australia's Northern Territory, in a place so remote it is best reached by helicopter, is Narwala Gabarnmang, the "Sistine Chapel of rock art sites." Discovered during a 2006 survey sponsored by...

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Australian Aboriginal Culture and History - GoingRank

Australian Aboriginal Culture and History

Australian Aborigines existed in almost total isolation for at least 60,000 years. They had no written history so only fragments of Dreamtime stories, cave paintings and etchings ramain to record their remarkable past. Only in the last few decades has a systemic investigation revealed the rich and complex culture that they possessed.

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Date: 2017-12-01 15:07:28

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Uluru - Australia

Uluru is a massive sandstone rock in central Australia that is sacred to the Aborigines of the area, who are known as the Anangu. In recent years, Uluru has also become important for New Age practitioners.

Believed to have been formed by the activities of ancestral beings in creation time (or Dreamtime), the beautiful site includes many caves, waterholes, and ancient rock paintings. Uluru is the...

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