Tewet东部婆罗洲的热带雨林在墙上岩画。追溯到 10,000年前， 这也许是史前土著艺术在澳大利亚。
Zoom in on the rock art of Borneo.
Ghostly hands—many decorated with dots, dashes, and other patterns—reach out from the wall of Gua Tewet in the rain forest of eastern Borneo. Dated back to more than 10,000 years ago, the stenciled hands may suggest initiation or shamanistic rituals, perhaps related to prehistoric Aboriginal art in
?xml:namespace>Australia. The French-Indonesian expedition team called hands connected by long curving lines, at right, a "tree of life." The design may symbolize ties that connect individuals, families, territories, or spirits to each other.