The Venus of Berekhat Ram

berekhat ram230 kya. Is this the world’s oldest known sculpture? Found at Berekhat Ram, on the Golan Heights, this volcanic pebble may or may not have been carved to resemble a female figure.

tantanWith an uncertain date, but from a similar Middle Acheulian tradition, is the Venus of Tan Tan, from Morocco. Natural grooves have been artificially emphasized.

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