A (belated) #InternationalWomensDay

the earliest image of the female face. A wonder of the carved in mammoth ivory over 26,000 years ago.

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For those wondering how they know it is of a woman,

Per Wikipedia the figurine was found at a burial site, the remains of which included an approximately forty-year-old woman with “remarkably similar facial characteristics. The woman was found to have deformities on the left side of her face.

Findings also included

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The Ceramic Venus of Dolni Vestonice Photographer: Petr Novák, Wikipedia

Via The Ice Age

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