Paleolithic - Paleolithic 250,000 years ago Homo Sapiens...

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Paleolithic versus Neolithic 250,000 years ago: Homo Sapiens evolves 70,000 years ago: speech evolves 50,000 years ago: evidence of tool creation with specialized purposes 40,000-8,000 years ago: Paleolithic (“Old Stone” age) 8,000-3,000 years ago: Neolithic (“New Stone” age) 6,000 years ago: first fired pottery 4,500 years ago: metallurgy (metal working) 4,500-1,500 years ago: megalithic monuments 3,300-3,000 years ago: the earliest writing is developed… And History begins!
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‘Venus’ of Willendorf, c. 24,000- 22,000 BCE, 4 3/8 in., limestone, Austria
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What implications does the title “Venus” have? Are there disadvantages to calling this figurine a “Venus” figure?
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“Excavation in Germany turns up Paleolithic porn” “A sexually suggestive Venus figurine with oversized breasts and thighs dates back at least 35,000 years and shows ancient humans had sex on their minds, researchers said on Wednesday. Radiocarbon dating indicates the figure excavated from an archaeological dig in southern Germany, was at least 35,000 years old.”
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‘Venus’ of Willendorf, c. 24,000-22,000 BCE, 4 3/8 in., limestone, Austria
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Paleolithic - Paleolithic 250,000 years ago Homo Sapiens...

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