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Discovery of the oldest Chinese work of art

Credit: © Francesco d'Errico and Luc Doyon Carved from burnt bone, this miniature bird statuette is the oldest known Chinese work of art, according to an international team involving the CNRS, the universities of Bordeaux (France),

Miniature rock art expands horizons

Traditional owners help with rare discoveryCredit: Flinders University Australian archaeologists have discovered some of the most detailed examples of rare, small-scale rock art in the form of miniature stencils in a rockshelter