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East Asia’s oldest rock paintings found along China’s Jinsha River; Li Yuche; Global Times

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Using the U-series dating technique, scientists in China have managed to narrow down the age of ancient rock paintings along the Jinsha River in the Southwest China’s Yunnan Province to more than 13,000 years ago. The newly revealed age of the Jinsha River rock paintings makes them the oldest art legacy on rock ever found in East Asia.

Source: East Asia’s oldest rock paintings found along China’s Jinsha River

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