Warty pig: World’s oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

Life-sized image of a wild pig discovered in 2017 inside the Leang Tedongnge cave is estimated to be at least 45,500 years old. Archaeologists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago in Indonesia. The finding described in the journal […]

Dutch masterpiece ‘Two Laughing Boys’ stolen for third time

Thieves have stolen the painting Two Laughing Boys by Dutch golden age artist Frans Hals from a museum in the Netherlands, police said, the third time it has been taken. The artwork, valued at $18m by one expert and dating from 1626, was taken from the Hofje van Aerden Museum near the city of Utrecht before […]