Hamburg-Wittenbergen c. 200,000 BP: Heads / p)hwmsk1

Comment: Hominid/human 'mask' scuptures are not infrequent among Later Acheulian and Middle Paleolithic sculptures, especially in the European CCC Symbolizing Tradition. This is an example of the basic 'mask' style, two eyes and a mouth.

"68. Gesichtsmaske von Wittenbergen. Nr. 3, 19." [Height 13.3 cm.]

Photographer © Walther Matthes. Matthes, W. (1969). Eiszeitkunst im Nordseeraum. Otterndorf, Gr: Niederelbe-Verlag; (1964/1965). Bild 68.

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