Researchers delighted by early scan results of the Venus of Dolní Věstonice
Researchers say they are delighted by the initial results of a scan of one of the Czech Republic’s archaeological treasures, the ceramic statuette of a naked woman known as the Venus of Dolní Věstonice.
|Venus of Dolni Vestonice. The ceramic statuette of a nude female figure dated to 29,000–25,000 BCE |
The reasons for this are not yet known. Analysis of the findings of the scan should continue until the end of the year when the first definitive results should be available.
The statue is reckoned to be up to 29,000 years old. It was found during excavations in 1925 but its significance was only slowly appreciated.
Source: Radio Praha [September 09, 2016]