A piece of Indian cave art depicting a chariot drawn by four horses was painted up to 4300 years ago. Matt Windsor reports on the work’s extraordinary complexity and the woman who crossed the Pacific to study the ancient rock art of Chaturbhujnath Nala.
You might think that someone who spends her days surrounded by Civil War muskets and Sherman tanks would be hard to impress when it comes to military relics. But Celeste Paxton has never seen anything like the 4000-year-old painting she came across in a rock shelter in central India.
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The paint is not yet dry on 'A Family of Elephants', an oil painting by Samuel Githui, a freelance artist, but it has already been sold for a staggering Sh500,000 at an auction on Saturday evening at an invite-only event held at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel in Nairobi.
Fossilized ivory from woolly mammoths, discovered beneath melting ice caps in Siberia and Alaska, has been touted in recent years as an ethical alternative to elephant ivory, a way to deter the continuing illegal trade in tusks that is threatening an entire species with extinction.
Yet with some anti-poaching campaigners working to end ivory consumption regardless of its source, mammoth ivory also is coming under regulation — a situation that the jewelry makers who use it view with concern.