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  • Sumatran Cave Yields Ancient Art And 66 Human Burials

    04/20/2013 8:03:05 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    Past Horizons ^ | Friday, April 12, 2013 | University of Wollongon
    Among the finds is the first example of rock art in Sumatra and the discovery of 66 human burials dating back about 3000 years. "Sixty-six is very strange," Prof Simanjuntak said, adding that they have never found such a big quantity of burials. Intense human occupation "It means that this cave was occupied intensely by humans and they continued to occupy it for a very, very long time," he said. These findings shed new light on the complex cultural behaviours of Indonesia's first farming communities, who lived in the limestone caves of Harimau and used them as a burial place...