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    Woman from Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BCE.

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      Woman from Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BCE a Venus figurine #venus #Historiaurrea #prehistoria

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      Woman from Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BC

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      4. Venus of Dolni Vestonice (26,000 BCE).Woman from Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BCE.

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      Woman from Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BCE. rear view

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      Venus Paleolítica de Dolni Vestonice. c.29,000- 25,000 BP

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      Female figure from Dolni Vestonice. 29 000 - 25 000 B.C.

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