Shigir Idol

The Shigir Idol (Russian: Шигирский идол), is the most ancient wooden sculpture in the world,made during the Mesolithic period, around 11,000 BC. The Idol is carved from larch. As identified from the annual rings, the tree was at least 159 years old. Stone tools were used for carving the markings.

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9 000 ~

  • Europe
  • 2,8 m

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Shigir Idol

Shigir Idol

The Shigir Idol (Russian: Шигирский идол), is the most ancient wooden sculpture in the world,made during the Mesolithic period, around 11,000 BC. The Idol is carved from larch. As identified from the annual rings, the tree was at least 159 years old. Stone tools were used for carving the markings.

Wikipeda: Shigir Idol