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Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic period. The site provides a description and location for each figure.
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Ancient Goddess/Venus figurines -- Warrior, the mother of the Wendol

Venus figurines NOTE: Inspiration for clay Goddesses.

Venus figurines, Chiozza's Venus (RE_Italy)

Figure Images of figurines and their geographic origins. Images are shown in the same (random) order and numbered, as they were for the questionnaire study. Willendorf’s Venus (Rhine/Danube) Lespugue Venus (Pyrenees/Aquitaine) Laussel.

Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic period. The site provides a description and location for each figure.

Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic period. The site provides a description and location for each figure.
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Most ancient pottery prehistoric figurine of the Iberian Peninsula found in Begues
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Most ancient pottery prehistoric figurine of the Iberian Peninsula found in Begues -- ScienceDaily

In the course of the excavation process in Can Sadurní cave (Begues, Barcelona), members of the Col·lectiu per la Investigació de la Prehistòria i l'Arqueologia del Garraf-Ordal (CIPAG), together with the UB Seminar of .

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Venus of Garagino (c.22,000 BCE) The oldest art of the Ukraine.
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The Zaraysk Venus was found in a deep storage pit, dating approximately years ago. She was carefully buried on a deposit of fine sand, with red ochre spread about, and the hole plugged with the shoulder-blade of a woolly mammoth.

Prehistoric Venus Figurines: Characteristics, History, Photos of Obese Female Carvings: Willendorf, Dolni Vestonice

It is dated to the period BCE, which makes it the oldest of all the Venus figurines and the earliest undisputed example of figurative art known to archeology.

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Venus of Garagino (c.22,000 BCE) The oldest art of the Ukraine.

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Prehistoric figurines Figurines, mostly female, appear throughout the Near East from around 7,500 BC, and their distinctive styles enable archaeologists to identify various cultures or groups of people. The two illustrated here come from Ur in southern Iraq, date to around 4,500 BC, and are typical of the prehistoric Ubaid culture. One figurine rests her hands on her abdomen, while the other (head missing) holds a baby who has an elongated head.
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Prehistoric figurines Figurines, mostly female, appear throughout the Near East from around 7,500 BC, and their distinctive styles enable archaeologists to identify various cultures or groups of people. The two illustrated here come from Ur in southern Iraq, date to around 4,500 BC, and are typical of the prehistoric Ubaid culture. One figurine rests her hands on her abdomen, while the other (head missing) holds a baby who has an elongated head.

Prehistoric figurines    Figurines, mostly female, appear throughout the Near East from around 7,500 BC, and their distinctive styles enable archaeologists to identify various cultures or groups of people.    The two illustrated here come from Ur in southern Iraq, date to around 4,500 BC, and are typical of the prehistoric Ubaid culture. One figurine rests her hands on her abdomen, while the other (head missing) holds a baby who has an elongated head.
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Greek Prehistoric Figurine in White Marble by GreekMythos on Etsy, $83.00
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This cave paintings background tutorial makes a great accompanying display for your prehistoric figurines. Learn to make your own with this FREE tutorial.
This cave paintings background tutorial makes a great accompanying display for your prehistoric figurines. Learn to make your own with this FREE tutorial.

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The oldest religion known to man is so ancient, that no written word or Bardic song is left to speak of its practice. All that remains of this primeval myth is a series of small figurines scattered across the European continent.    Yet as vague as these statutes are in revealing their primordial Secrets, some fragments of truth can still be gleaned from their primitive features.

The Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic Era

1. Woman from Willendorf  3. Prehistoric 24,000 BCE  4. Carved from limestone colored with red ocher.   5. Found in Austria.   6. Now resides in Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria   7. Example of attributes.  9. This is known as the most famous Paleolithic female figurine. The exaggerated attributes symbolizes high fertility which was a common subject for prehistoric sculptors.

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Ancient prehistoric figurine discovered from the Middle Neolithic

In the course of the excavation process in Can Sadurní cave (Begues, Barcelona), members of the Col·lectiu per la Investigació de la Prehistòria i l'Arqueologia del Garraf-Ordal (CIPAG), together with the UB Seminar of .

Whirlpool sculpture from Lepenski Vir | A Mesolithic archaeological site located in eastern Serbia, the central Balkan peninsula which consists of one large settlement with around 10 satellite villages. The evidence suggests first human presence in the locality around if not before 7,000 BCE with the culture reaching its peak between 5,300 and 4,800 BCE.

What should you do when you see some guy old almost 10000 years? The Lepenski Vir sculptures are numerous prehistoric figurines dating from 7000 BC found intact in the Lepenski Vir.

Inanna The figurine, 17 cm high, was found in a grave. Other similar "snake-headed" figurines have been found in graves at Ur, Uruk (Warka), home of Inanna, and Eridu. One is male and some hold a snake-like infant.

Inanna The figurine, 17 cm high, was found in a grave. Other similar "snake-headed" figurines have been found in graves at Ur, Uruk (Warka), home of Inanna, and Eridu. One is male and some hold a snake-like infant.

Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

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impressive Ice Age artefacts have been found in the Vogelherd Cave of the Swabian Jura, south western Germany. The tiny figurines, made from the ivory of woolly mammoths, are finely carved and dated to at least 30,000 BC.

Ivory Carvings, Swabian Jura: Vogelherd Cave Prehistoric Sculptures, Discovery, Date, Photograph

Venus of Hohle Fels. Woolly mammoth tusk. Venus figurine found in 2008 near Schelklingen, Germany. It is dated to between 35.000 & 40000 years ago. It is the oldest undisputed example of Upper Paleolithic art and figurative prehistoric art in general.

Venus of Hohle Fels ( height ) woolly mammoth tusk. Venus figurine found in 2008 near Schelklingen, Germany. It is dated to between 35000 & 40000 years ago. It is the oldest undisputed example of Upper Paleolithic art and figurative prehistoric art.

Rare find: The 9000-year-old figurines dug up in Turkey are thought to have been used as educational toys

Ancient figurines were toys not mother goddess statues, say experts as 9,000-year-old artefacts are discovered

2000 figures carved out of stone and squeezed out of clay years ago, at the very dawn of civilisation have been unearthed at Catalhoyuk in Turkey archaeologists say these astonishing stone age statues could have been toys

Jōmon figurines and fragments from Sannai Maruyama, Japan, Middle Jōmon Period

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