Hamburg-Wittenbergen c. 200,000 BP: Heads / o)1eyemsk

Comment: Hominid/human 'mask' scuptures are not infrequent among Later Acheulian and Middle Paleolithic sculptures, especially in the European CCC Symbolizing Tradition. In the CCC Tradition the theme 'one-eye-open/one-eye-closed' is stereotypical. This piece appears simply to have only one eye.

"6o.1. Einäugige Gesichtsmaske von Wittenbergen. Nr. 3, 16a." [Height 18 cm.]

Photographer © Walther Matthes. Matthes, W. (1969). Eiszeitkunst im Nordseeraum. Otterndorf, Gr: Niederelbe-Verlag; (1964/1965). Bild 60.1.

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