Sulawesi, Indonesia is where it all happened 44,000 years ago. It’s where a tribe of therianthropes depicted themselves chasing and killing warty pigs. And after a barbecue of sweet and sour pork they probably set upon the Pascoe tribe and shoved them off to another land to the south? The image above is of the warty pig, not bruver Pascoe!
A cave painting that has been found on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi, depicting human-like figures hunting animals, appears to be the earliest known pictorial record of storytelling, according to a study by a team of Australian and Indonesian researchers. The painting, found in a limestone cave in 2017, was dated to nearly 44,000 years ago using uranium-series analysis, the researchers said in a study published on Wednesday in the Journal Nature. More