'Palaeolithic Venus' discovered in Russia

April 20, 2017 - General

A stunning 23,000-year-old ‘Venus’ has been discovered in the Bryansk region of Russia, say scientists. The Palaeolithic beauty was carved from woolly mammoth tusk and shows a ‘fantastically delicate’ prehistoric woman.

The 23,000-year-old ‘Venus’ statue [Credit: Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography]The rare find was made in the Bryansk region of Russia. Dr Konstantin Gavrilov, who led the expedition that discovered it.


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