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Taken 13-Nov-14
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Keywords:Asia, Indonesia, Makassar, Pangkep, South Sulawesi, Southeast Asia, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulsel, Sumpang Bita cave, ancient site, cave painting, hand stencil, historical site, karst mountain range, limestone mountain range, middle Stone Age people, palm prints, prehistoric cave, prehistoric site, red color cave painting, rock art, travel
Photo Info

Dimensions4400 x 2933
Original file size5.31 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken13-Nov-14 15:52
Date modified19-Dec-14 20:47
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D5300
Focal length55 mm
Focal length (35mm)82 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure6s at f/9
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias-1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Cave Painting of Sumpang Bita Cave, Pangkep, South Sulawesi.

Cave Painting of Sumpang Bita Cave, Pangkep, South Sulawesi.

Hand stencils of prehistoric cave in red color. As one of the oldest cave paintings known in history (from the latest study conducted in 2011 - 2013 by Wollongong and Griffith University of Australia, National Archeology Center of Indonesia and Makassar Center for Cultural and Heritage Preservation). The uranium dating result in the studied caves varies from 17,000 - 39,900 years old.