in the books of the years '60, that many of us have in their library, to the man of the Australia they are not assigned more than 10.000 years, and therefore we rejoice this boom of discoveries.
Alexander Marschack, in a short note in the web, speaks about an anatomically modern man, with artistic activity
("Rock Art and ochre, in northwestern Australia "), between 75,000 and 100,000 years ago (Fullagar and others, 1996).
If the attribution is correct, Australia has the primacy for
the engravings on cliff.
We do not know nothing about the Paleolithic lithic sculpture, that is if in Australia it has been made, or not.However, we have not known that it has been found.
At present we cannot also affirm if the men that produced Rock Art were the progenitors of the today's Australian Aborigines.It is probable that the migrations in Australia have happened at several times.
Source:English text, in
the Dallas Morning News,Science, without photography, 05/08/2000.
See also Modern human origins: progress and prospects , by Chris Stringer.
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