EGroß Pampau, GR, c. 500,000 BP, Female Figurines / c)pampmicrofem

Comment: Jan Evert Musch has identified these as microlithic female figurines from the Ohle gravel pit, Mindel moraine. Geometrically, L is triangular, R is pentagonal, and the two central figurines have the rhomboid form. Height, R object, 3.8 cm. All four have one or more markings, natural or intentionally flaked, indicating the head/face.

Photo © James Harrod. Collection James Harrod. Courtesy Ursel Benekendorff and Jan Evert Musch. The site is documented in Benekendorff, U. (1990). From the information recorder stone to a picture book of the stone age. Archaeologische Berichten 20:14-28 and 43-65 (Elst, NL).

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