Category:Venus of Willendorf

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Deutsch: Venus von Willendorf
English: Venus of Willendorf, Woman of Willendorf
Español: Venus de Willendorf
Français : Vénus de Willendorf
Nederlands: Venus van Willendorf
English: The Venus of Willendorf, also known as the Woman of Willendorf, is an 11.1 cm (4 3/8 inches) high statuette of a female figure. It was discovered in 1908 by archaeologist Josef Szombathy at a paleolithic site near Willendorf, a village in Lower Austria near the city of Krems. It is carved from an oolitic limestone that is not local to the area, and tinted with red ochre.
Venus of Willendorf 
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stone figurine from Austria
Instance of sculpture,
archaeological find
Part of Gravettian
Named after
Material used
Location Museum of Natural History
  • Unknown
Location of discovery
Inception 25th millennium BC
Time of discovery or invention 7 August 1908
Authority control
VIAF ID: 185215410
GND ID: 4187499-7

48° 19′ 00.12″ N, 15° 22′ 59.88″ E

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