Venus of Laussel, a foot high limestone bas-relief of a nude female figure, painted with red ochre. The carving is associated with the Gravettian Upper Paleolithic culture (approximately years old). (Musée d'Aquitaine in Bordeaux, France)
jtotheizzoe: The oldest portrait of a woman ever found, dated yrs ago, carved in mammoth ivory & proving that even our early ancestors could capture the expressive nature of the human face in a style that was uniquely meaningful to them
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.
Carved Female (“Venus”) figure holding horn with markings, from Laussel, France, ca. It's been suggested that the 13 notches on the ‘horn’ she is holding represent the number of moons/ menstrual cycles in a year.
Native American Pre historic Anasazi Olla, ca 1100-1200 AD #24