It’s A 17,300-Year-Old Kangaroo: Australia’s Oldest Rock Art Identified


“A nearly-life-size depiction of a kangaroo — realistic genitalia included — is the oldest known rock painting in Australia. Scientists recently pinpointed its age to 17,300 years ago with a technique that had never been used on Australian ancient art before: measuring radioactive carbon in wasp nests from rocks near the artwork.” – Live Science


Tags: Art, Australia, Visual, 02.22.21

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