Indonesian Archeology Discovery
During 2014, Indonesian archeology had discovered a number of interesting and important archaeological discovery. The ancient’s graffiti in a cave, the prehistoric huge monument, the ancient’s site and some other discoveries in Indonesia. There is a very surprising, also controversial for these discoveries. When traveling to Indonesia, let’s just explore the sites. Here are the archaeological discoveries:
1. Ancient’s Oyster Shell
Another finding that is not less interesting is etched in ancient oyster shell. Nicks was actually very simple, just a zig-zag line. But, because of the age it becomes one the discovery of the year. Revealed by research Josephine CA Jordens, researcher at the Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University, the Netherlands, the shell is believed to be the oldest in the world, dating back 500,000 years ago. Uniquely, the incision was not made by modern humans (Homo sapiens), but by early humans Solo (Homo erectus). It shows us that creativity has evolved since before modern humans alone there.
2. Ancient’s Village Site
The site’s excavation at the foot of Mount Sindoro Liyangan is the most exciting in recent years. It was discovered in 2008, excavations yield important findings such as pottery and ancient ceramics, temples, and other buildings. In November 2014 the team excavated some spots in the area. The spots are believed to be traces of ancient buildings, most probably houses.
3. Ancient’s Cave Paintings
Cave paintings in the karst region Maros, Sulawesi, is the most astonishing findings. Painting, or more accurately called rock image, it is 40,000 years old, the oldest in the world. The ancient’s age rock image was revealed byarchaeologists from the National Archaeological Center, Institute for Archaeology Makassar, Cultural Heritage Preservation Agency (BPCB) Makassar, and the University of Wollongong in Australia. Pictures found as hands-shaped rock. In addition to the 40,000-year-old, also found another rock drawings, including in the form of naturalistic images of ‘babirusa’ aged 35,400 years old.
4. Ancient’s Giant Ape
On site Semedo, Central Java, last month in June 2014 found in remote area, Central Java. The findings were then followed up by a team from the Yogyakarta Archaeological Center. Revealed, the bones belonged to a giant Ape. The findings were astounding. Therefore, the analysis revealed that the size of the bone, which can actually kingkong measuring 3 meters. Kingkong species found are Gigantopithecus blacki.
The Archaeologist said that the findings proof that the giant ape used to lived in the land of Java, not only in Vietnam.