Local residents of of Siwal village in Sukoharjo regency, Central Java, Indonesia, have unearthed a headless cow statue on Monday presumed to date back to the Mataram era (732-1006 AD).
Comprehensive study of the bones of Homo floresiensis (dubbed “the hobbit”), discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores, Indonesia, in 2003, revealed that the species of tiny human most likely evolved from an ancestor in Africa and not from Homo erectus as has been widely believed.
Archaeologists unearthed rock art and jewellery dating back to the last ice age at Leang Bulu Bettue, a cave and rock shelter on Sulawesi, Indonesia. Experts estimate the finds may be at least 22000 years old.
Scale of historic shipwreck plunder was discovered by an international team of divers in the Java Sea. The damaged wrecks include three Dutch and two British warships sank in the Java Sea in 1942.