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Venus from Dolní VěstoniceItem number: URG411
Size: 125 mm (H) x 44 mm (B)
Age of original: Pavlovien ca. 26.000
Locality: Dolní Věstonice, Moravia, Czech Republic
Female figurine carved in Ivory known as "The Second Venus of Věstonice, lost. It was said to have been discovered by a peasant from Horní Věstonice in the mid 1920´s. The circumstances of the find are unknown, because his explanation is inconsistent. After lengthy contraversary, K. Absolon proclaimed the statue a fake. It was probably taken to Germany in the late 1930`s and was lost in the Second World War. (after Valoch K., Lázničková-Galetová M. 2009).
Age of Věstonice artefacts: Pavlovien 26.600 J.
The cast is the professional copy of cast made 1930.