Upper Paleolithic woman (20,600 ybp), Abri-Pataud, France

Forensic reconstruction of an Upper Paleolithic woman who was found in the Abri-Pataud, France by Élisabeth Daynès

The symbol of the Goddess is as old as human history. The most ancient images of the Goddesses from the Paleolithic era are neither pregnant nor holding a child. In Neolithic Old Europe the Goddess…

The symbol of the Goddess is as old as human history. The most ancient images of the Goddesses from the Paleolithic era are neither pregnant nor holding a child. In Neolithic Old Europe the Goddess…

The Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic Era  http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-europe/venus-figurines-european-paleolithic-era-001548

The Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic Era The Venus figurines is a term given to a collection of prehistoric statuettes of women made during the Paleolithic Period, mostly found in Europe, but with finds as far as Siberia.

Abandoned Building in the spa town of Băile Herculane, Romania. The town has a long history of human habitation. Numerous archaeological discoveries show that the area has been inhabited since the Paleolithic era. Photo taken with HDR photography. #travel

Abandoned Building in the spa town of Băile Herculane, Romania. The town has a long history of human habitation. Numerous archaeological discoveries show that the area has been inhabited since the Paleolithic era. Photo taken with HDR photography.

It’s the revolutionary world history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest .      Everything You Need to Ace World History . . . kicks off with the Paleolithic Era and transports the reader to ancient civilizations—from Africa and beyond; the middle ages across the world; the Renaissance; the age of exploration and colonialism, revolutions, and the modern world and the wars and movements that shaped it. Th...

Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study…

It’s the revolutionary world history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest . Everything You Need to Ace World History . . . kicks off with the Paleolithic Era and transports the reader to ancient civilizations—from Africa and beyond; the middle ages across the world; the Renaissance; the age of exploration and colonialism, revolutions, and the modern world and the wars and movements that shaped it. Th...

Venus figure, c. 20000 BC. Emphasis placed on the breasts, abdomen and hips of the nude figures earned them the name Venus, after the Roman goddess of love and fertility. The small size and lack of a base suggest that it was a ritual object and may have been regarded as possessing magical power. Given the importance of survival through reproduction and securing a food supply, this Venus may have represented female fertility and the ability to bear children, and perhaps even success in…

Creation Place: Europe, Found: France Culture: Paleolithic, Europe, Found: France Style: Paleolithic era, century B. Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund

Throughout the four hundred thousand years that humanity has been collecting fossils, sea urchin fossils, or echinoids, have continually been among the most prized, from the Paleolithic era, when they decorated flint axes, to today, when paleobiologists study them for clues to the earth’s history. In The Star-Crossed Stone, Kenneth J. McNamara, an expert on fossil echinoids, takes readers on an incredible fossil hunt, with stops in history, paleontology, folklore, mythology, art, religion…

Throughout the four hundred thousand years that humanity has been collecting fossils, sea urchin fossils, or echinoids, have continually been among the most prized, from the Paleolithic era, when they decorated flint axes, to today, when paleobiologists study them for clues to the earth’s history. In The Star-Crossed Stone, Kenneth J. McNamara, an expert on fossil echinoids, takes readers on an incredible fossil hunt, with stops in history, paleontology, folklore, mythology, art, religion…

Texas has rich remains from the Clovis Culture, long believed to be the earliest to spread across North America. The region’s first people found their way here more than 13,000 years ago, and perhaps came earlier than that. Their arrival marks the beginning of the Paleolithic Era in Texas.

Texas has rich remains from the Clovis Culture, long believed to be the earliest to spread across North America. The region’s first people found their way here more than 13,000 years ago, and perhaps came earlier than that. Their arrival marks the beginning of the Paleolithic Era in Texas.

#Archaeology  --  Venus de Brassempouy  --  27000-25000 BCE  (Upper Paleolithic Era) Fragmentary, ivory figurine found in a cave near Brassempouy, France in 1892.  The earliest known realistically-fashioned image of a woman.  On display @ Musee d'Archeologie Nationale @ Saint Germaine-en-Laye

The Brassempouy (French: la Dame de Brassempouy, meaning Brassempouy Lady) a fragmentary ivory figurine from the Upper Palaeolithic. It was discovered in a cave at Brassempouy, France in About years old,of the earliest representations of a human face.

The Old Stone Age (The Paleolithic Era)>

The Old Stone Age (The Paleolithic Era)>

A replica of the knife and sheath found with Otzi the Iceman on the Italian/Austrian border, now in Bolzano   museum

A replica of the knife and sheath found with Otzi the Iceman on the Italian/Austrian border, now in Bolzano museum

Picture of a half-human, half- animal being in a Paleolithic cave painting in Dordogne, France. Archaeologists believe that a picture such as this may be evidence of early shamanic practices. (paraphrase)       ~ Paleolithic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paleolithic - Picture of a half-human, half-animal being in a Paleolithic cave painting in Dordogne. Archeologists believe that cave paintings of half-human, half-animal beings may be evidence for early shamanic practices during the Paleolithic.

The Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic Era

The Venus Figurines - Paleolithic Period. More than 200 figurines have been found, dating back to between and BC.

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