The Venus of Dolni Vestonice

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Title: ‘The Venus of ‘Dolni Vestonice’
Medium: Watercolour paint, white oil pastel and ink pen, Fabriano cotton paper, unframed.
Size: 23 x 30.5cm
Price: NZ $ 200 plus postage

Information about The Venus of Dolni Vestonice:

This is the oldest known Ceramic figurine.

Aged: 29000 – 25000BCE discovered in 1925 at the Palaeolithic settlement of Dolni Vestonice in Moravia, then Czechoslovakia, now Czech Republic.

Size: 111 millimetres tall, 43 millimetres wide

Once on display at the Moravian Museum in Brno, it is now protected and only rarely accessible to the public.

You can read more on the historyofinformation.com website by clicking here.


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