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Venus of Moravany

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The Venus of Moravany (Slovak: Moravianska venuša, Hungarian: Moraváni vénusz, Russian: Венера Мораванская) is a small prehistoric female figurine discovered in Slovakia early in the 20th century.

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Discovery

It was ploughed up sometime before 1930 by the farmer Štefan Hulman-Petrech in Podkovica near the village of Moravany nad Váhom in Slovakia.

It is made of mammoth tusk ivory and is dated to 22,800 BCE, which places it in upper Paleolithic times.

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The copy of this Venus currently resides in the Bratislava Castle exposition of the Slovak National Museum.

References

Venus of Moravany Wikipedia


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