Lion man, Löwenmensch, carved from mammoth ivory, is 30 cm high and 6 cm in diameter. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931, recently dated to 40 000 BC making it the oldest sculpture known. It is now determined to be male. The arms bear striations carved into the ivory. It is pieced together from more than 1000 tiny pieces. Ulmer Museum. Ulm.
Valcamonica, Italy, Rock Art from the Camuni people, a population that according to ancient Latin sources lived in there during the Iron Age (1st millennium B.C.E.). The surviving 250,000 rock engravings, which make the valley one of the largest petroglyphic collections in the world, were created over the course of 8,000 years, from the Mesolithic period (8th to 6th millennia B.C.E.) until the Roman and Medieval ages, passing through the Neolithic period, the Copper, Bronze, and Iron Ages