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Cave Painting of Pigs Might Be the Oldest Known Artwork of Animals

A pig painting inside an Indonesian cave has been dated to 43,900 years old, making it among the oldest—if not the oldest—known figurative art piece in the archaeological record.Read more...
Tags: Science, Anthropology, Cave Art, Cave Paintings

Is This Trippy Cave Painting the Result of a Hallucination—or Something Way More Obvious?

There’s a cave in California, roughly an hour’s drive from Santa Barbara, whose ceiling features a prominent pinwheel-like drawing. Fascinating new research suggests this painting is not some drug-induced abstraction, but a literal representation of the very thing that makes psychedelic trips possible.Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Anthropology, Santa Barbara, Drug Use, Hallucinogens, Cave Paintings, Prehistoric Trips, Prehistoric Drug Use