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Venus figurines

28 February 2016

At http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/f0213-world-famous-a… … a collection of prehistoric Venus figurines are in facvt a fashion show of ordinary people of all ages from 20,000 years ago, new research suggests. This is an even better explanation. The glib reference to a Venus goddess was simply too easy to make – as many of the features cannot now be seen by normal eyesight. Examining them under a microscope revealed some were male, others were of children, all carved on the tusks of woolly mammoths. They were dressed in fur clothing and wearing a variety of different hats, hairstyles, shoes and accessories. Indeed, fur overalls of the kind depicted on examples from the Baikal region are still being worn, 20,000 years later, by the Koryak people of eastern Siberia (way to the east of Baikal).

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