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|Description ||The Black Venus of Dolni Vestonice, Czech Republic. Palaeolithic. Height 11cm Found in 1924.
An incredible 26,000 years old, this Ice Age "Goddess" figure was made from fired burnt soil.
Copy by Peter Herring - one of a series of reproductions of ancient art|
|arthur cross |
|a "venus" made from local volcanic rock was found some years ago in north warwickshire from a mesolithic site by a private researcher, I was loaned this and have a photograph which is on my web site. www.beehive.thisisleicestershire.co.uk then srecial projects palaeolithic sculpture resent discoverys |
|Is your volcanic example a carving or natural rock formation? So many stones can look like figures. Great website!|
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