Archaeological Survey of India officers found Neolithic artwork in a cave located in Chandaka, Odisha state of India. They are believed to be 4000 years old.
The caves are located in hills in the north-west of the forest of Chandaka Sanctuary on the outskirts of Odisha’s capital. During a three-month-long research in the wildlife reserve, the team found ancient stone carvings depicting reptiles, weapons and geometrical signs. They are believed to have been made at least 3500-4000 years ago during the final period of the Neolithic and the Copper Age, Chalcolithic. According to the researchers it is the first time such ancient markings have been discovered in coastal Odisha state.
(after The Asian Age)