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  • The Venus figurines from Gönnersdorf, at Neuwied, are paleolithic depictions of the female body. The figures consist of carved bone, antler or Mammoth tusk ivory.  These figurines are between 5.4 and 8.7 cm long. At the same place many engravings of animals, human beings and abstract signs on slate were found. The depictions of human beings were much...

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  • The Venus of Monruz (also Venus of Neuchâtel, Venus of Neuchâtel-Monruz) is a Venus figurine of the late Upper Paleolithic, or the beginning Epipaleolithic, dating to the end of the Magdalenian, some 11,000 years ago. It is a black jet pendant in the shape of a stylized human body, measuring 18 mm in height. It was discovered in 1991, at the construction...

    11 000 ~
  • The Magdalenian (also Madelenian; French: Magdalénien) refers to one of the later cultures of the Upper Paleolithic in western Europe, dating from around 17,000 to 12,000 years ago. It is named after the type site of La Madeleine, a rock shelter located in the Vézère valley, commune of Tursac, in the Dordogne department of France. Wikipedia: Magdalenian

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  • Cueva de las Manos (Spanish for Cave of Hands) is a cave or a series of caves located in the province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, 163 km (101 mi) south of the town of Perito Moreno. It is famous for (and gets its name from) the paintings of hands. The images of hands are negative painted, that is, stencilled. Most of the hands are left hands, which suggests...

    9 300 ~
  • Toquepala Caves are located in Toquepela, about 154 kilometres (96 mi) from the city of Tacna, in extreme southeast Peru. They are notable for a number of rock paintings. There are more than 50 rock paintings drawn by the inhabitants of the caves of the Paleolithic age of which 30 were studied. The rock art depicts hunting scenes with armed men hunting...

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