Skip to comments.Indonesian island found to be unusually rich in cave paintings
Posted on 12/18/2017 5:13:55 AM PST by BenLurkin
The team uncovered a total of 28 rock art sites dating from at least 2,500 years ago on the island of Kisar which measures just 81 square kilometres and lies north of Timor-Leste.
Lead archaeologist, Distinguished Professor Sue O'Connor from the School of Culture, History and Language, said the paintings help tell the story of the region's history of trade and culture.
"Archeologically, no one has ever explored this small island before," Professor O'Connor said.
"These Indonesian islands were the heart of the spice trade going back for thousands of years.
"The paintings we found depict boats, dogs, horses and people often holding what look like shields.
"Other scenes show people playing drums perhaps performing ceremonies."
Professor O'Connor said the discovery pointed to a stronger shared history with the neighbouring island of Timor than had previously been known.
"The Kisar paintings include images which are remarkably similar to those in the east end of Timor-Leste," she said.
"A distinctive feature of the art in both islands is the exceptionally small size of the human and animal figures, most being less than 10 centimetres.
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Looks like UFO to me.
It’s kinda like, “Hey everybody ,come in here and draw what we saw last night.”
It really does look like they are beating a drum.
Hobbit people - they were small, but these are even smaller ... pixie people?
“Odd Encounters with the Mysterious Little People of Alaska”
Well, then... it's high time they redistributed. The islands poor in paintings deserve to have some of the paintings the rich islands now possess.
“Inukin are most often described as being between 1 to 3 feet in height” far too tall. Maybe there are even smaller peoples about (unless they just used their shapeshifting abilities to appear taller); these tiny rock paintings would seem to indicate that, unless, over the ages, they all got accidentally stepped on ...
I got an error result screen, which happens from time to time, from “nginx” — in this case the ping message appears to have posted correctly, but some people may not have received it.
If I felt like an absurdity, I’d suggest to those who didn’t receive the ping message that they should let me know in a reply to this thread message. :^)
Before the fall when they wrote it on the wall
When there wasn’t even any Hollywood
They heard the call
And they wrote it on the wall
For you and me we understood
-Steely Dan (The Caves of Altamira)
“”The paintings we found depict boats, dogs, horses and people”
Food delivery menu.
Why would a chicken processor have a yuge bass drum on a football field?
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