Venus of Petřkovice

The Venus of Petřkovice (Czech: Petřkovická venuše or Landecká venuše) is a pre-historic Venus figurine, a mineral statuette of a nude female figure. It was found within the current city limits of Ostrava (Ostrava-Petřkovice), Silesia, in the Czech Republic, by archaeologist Bohuslav Klima on 14 July 1953. It was beneath a mammoth molar at an ancient settlement of mammoth hunters.

Wikipedia: Venus of Petřkovice

23 000 ~

  • Europe
  • Gravettian
  • 4,5 cm

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Venus of Petřkovice

Venus of Petřkovice

The Venus of Petřkovice (Czech: Petřkovická venuše or Landecká venuše) is a pre-historic Venus figurine, a mineral statuette of a nude female figure. It was found within the current city limits of Ostrava (Ostrava-Petřkovice), Silesia, in the Czech Republic, by archaeologist Bohuslav Klima on 14 July 1953. It was beneath a mammoth molar at an ancient settlement of mammoth hunters.

Wikipedia: Venus of Petřkovice