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Venus of Hohle Fels

Two views of the Venus of Hohle Fels figurine (height 6 cm in)), which may have been worn as an amulet and is the earliest known, undisputed example of a depiction of a human being in prehistoric art.

Venus-of-Schelklingen Also known as Hohle Fels

The Venus of Hohle Fels is an Upper Paleolithic Venus figurine dated to between 35 000 and 40 000 years ago, belonging to the early Aurignacian, and is the oldest undisputed example of Upper Paleolithic art and figurative prehistoric art

Venus of Brassempouy, 30,000 BC

Venus de Brassempouy (from Wiki: is a fragmentary ivory figurine from the Upper Palaeolithic. It was discovered in a cave at Brassempouy, France in About years old, it is one of the earliest known realistic representations of a human face and hairstyle.

The 2.4-inch-tall (6-centimeter) figurine was carved from a mammoth's tusk. Carbon dating indicates that it is at least 35,000 years old. "It's the oldest known piece of figurative sculpture in the world," Jill Cook, a curator of Paleolithic and Mesolithic material at the British Museum in London, told the Associated Press.

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.

from the collection of the Natural History Museum, Vienna  the "Venus of Willendorf"   c. 24,000 BCE

from the collection of the Natural History Museum, Vienna the "Venus of Willendorf" c.

La vénus d' Hohlefels(Allemagne, Période Aurignacienne)

Entre histoire et préhistoire

Die Venus vom Hohle Fels, Late Stone Age : Hathor, Mistress of the West, the Musician and the Dancer

The birth of Athena from Zeus's head, from a vase painting.

Mita Williams/lib tech conference 2014 (image of Athena springing from the head of Zeus)

Figurines préhistoriques de Mal'ta et Buret - Dès les premiers examens au microscope il est apparu que certaines de statuettes n’étaient pas finalisées, elles avaient été abandonnées au stade de simples ébauches.

World famous ancient Siberian Venus figurines 'are NOT Venuses after all'

Vénus gravettienne de Savignano (Italie) - photographie personnelle au Musée Pigorini de Rome - Vincent Mourre. La Venere di Savignano è una statuetta steatopigia di epoca preistorica che rappresenta una donna: questo tipo di opera d'arte viene chiamato Venere paleolitica.

Venere di Savignano, cm peso g, - anni fa. Foto: Caricato da CC BY-SA

the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931, dated as Aurignacian

the oldest sculpture known, BP) called Lowenfrau, the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931

Venere di Lespugue, ca. 25000 anni fa, avorio di mammut scolpito a tutto tondo. Da Lespugue, Francia. Musée de l'Homme, Parigi, Francia.

"The Venus of Lespugue" -- BCE -- Statuette of a nude female figure, discovered in 1922 in the Rideaux Cave of Lespugue in the foothills of the Pyrenees by René de Saint-Périer. One of the oldest image of the Goddess -- Musee de l'Homme -- Paris

In 1876, three bodies, wearing gold masks were unearthed at a Greek Bronze Age site at Mycenae. One of these has wrongly been thought to be the Mask of Agamemnon. #ancienthistory #history #archeology (Image: Wikimedia)

The so-called death mask of Agamemnon - the king of Mycenae in Homer's Iliad. Gold funeral mask from Grave Circle A, Mycenae century BCE). The mask in fact predates Agamemnon by 400 years but nevertheless.

Cucuteni figurine

De vergeten wereld van Oud Europa: de Donaucultuur 5000-3500 BC

Seated Woman of Çatalhöyük (head is a restoration), The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara, Turkey (photo: Nevit Dilmen, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Encore une déesse-mère bien en chair - Seated Mother Goddess flanked by two lionesses from Çatalhöyük (Turkey), Neolithic age (about BCE), today in Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara.

amulet; hiëroglief

amulet; hiëroglief

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