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An exceptional Gravettian 'Venus' discovered in Amiens

December 6, 2019 - General

The prehistoric site of Renancourt, in Amiens, has been known for many years and long remained one of the few sites providing evidence for human presence in northern France during the Early Upper Palaeolithic (35,000 – 15,000).

The ‘Venus of Renancourt’ seen from different angles
[Credit: INRAP]Discovered in 2011, during an Inrap diagnostic operation, the site of Amiens-Renancourt 1 has been under full excavation since 2014. During…

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