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History<br /><ul><li>The oldest human fossil found in the Philippines is the skull cap of a "Stone-Age Filipino", about 22,000 years old.
Discovered by Dr. Robert B. Fox, American anthropologist of the National Museum, inside Tabon Cave Palawan, on May 28, 1962. .</li></ul>Tabon Man<br />
They came during the Old Stone Age (Paleolithic) walking dry-shod through Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the land bridges and were the first inhabitants..<br />The Coming of the Negritos<br />
The Indonesians<br /><ul><li>First Sea-Immigrants
They were the maritime Indonesians, who belonged to the Mongoloid race with Caucasian affinities.
They belonged to the New Stone Age (Neolithic).</li></li></ul><li>The Malays<br />*They belong to the Iron Age culture.<br />*Daring and liberty-loving, the Malays belonged to the brown race.<br />*Prominent contribution:<br /> * Ati-atihan festivals<br /> * Maragtas chronicle<br /> * the Code of Kalantiaw<br />
Music<br />»The ancient Filipinos had music practically for all occasions, for every phase of life, from birth to death.<br />
PAINTINGS<br />» The ancient Filipinos had expressed paintings through tattoos and cave carvings.<br />
Tattoos<br />The pintados(painted ones), inhabitants of the Visayan islands as described by the first Spaniards to set eyes upon them, would use sharp metal instruments previously heated over fire. <br />
Silup<br /><ul><li>The tattooing imitated the upper garment worn by the men of north Kalinga.
The women of south Kalinga painted their faces a bright red. </li></li></ul><li>Petroglyphs<br /><ul><li>The Angono Petroglyphs is the oldest known work of art in the Philippines.
There are 127 human and animal figures engraved on the rock wall dating back to 3000 B.C.</li></li></ul><li>END<br />Modified by: JC de Egurrola<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />