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Venus of Moravany

The Venus of Moravany is a small prehistoric female figurine discovered in Slovakia. It was ploughed up sometime before 1930 by the farmer Štefan Hulman-Petrech in Podkovica near the village of Moravany nad Váhom. It is made of mammoth tusk ivory and is dated to 22,800 BCE, which places it in upper Paleolithic times.

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22 800 ~

  • Europe
  • Gravettian
  • 7,5 cm

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Venus of Moravany

Venus of Moravany

The Venus of Moravany is a small prehistoric female figurine discovered in Slovakia. It was ploughed up sometime before 1930 by the farmer Štefan Hulman-Petrech in Podkovica near the village of Moravany nad Váhom. It is made of mammoth tusk ivory and is dated to 22,800 BCE, which places it in upper Paleolithic times.

Wikipedia: Venus of Moravany
Donsmaps: The Moravany Venus