Venus of Hohle Fels (also known as the Venus of Schelklingen) by Unknown

Unknown Prehistoric artist.

Thought to be the world's oldest reproduction of a human. http://donsmaps.com/hohlefelsvenus.html / The small ivory carving of a female figure known as The Venus of Hohle Fels (also called the Venus of Schelklingen) unearthed in 2008 at Hohle Fels Cave in Germany. Dated to 38,000-33,000 BCE, which makes it the oldest of all the Venus figurines and the earliest undisputed example of figurative art known to archeology.

http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/prehistoric/venus-of-hohle-fels.htm
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-cave-art-debate-100617099/#rCusQxizaAQJ57tv.99
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