jtotheizzoe: The oldest portrait of a woman ever found, dated yrs ago, carved in mammoth ivory & proving that even our early ancestors could capture the expressive nature of the human face in a style that was uniquely meaningful to them
Ice age art: cavemen get crafty at the British Museum – in pictures
The oldest known portrait head of a woman, carved in ivory some years ago. It was discovered in the in Dolní Věstonice, a valley in present-day Moravia that was teeming with mammoth and reindeer in the last ice age.
Face of the 26,000-year-old woman! FIRST EVER portrait of a woman was carved into a tusk of a woolly mammoth (and it's smaller than a thumb)
Ancient: The oldest known portrait of a woman. Sculpted from mammoth ivory and found at Dolní Vestonice, Moravia, in the Czech Republic, it is around years old. Museum show comparing ancient & modern art
Vogelherd Cave, Vogelherdhöhlen - Year-Old Mammoth Figurine -- Length: 37 mm; Weight: grams -- Carved from mammoth ivory, this figurine is one of the oldest know pieces of individual artwork in the archaeological record.
British Celtic Sandstone Head, 100 BCE to 100 CE. Severed head symbol, seat of the soul & possessing all desirable qualities, symbolized divinity. It was as important to the Celtic religion as is the cross in Christianity.