Venus Lady of Brassempouy Prehistoric Head Bust Statue
The Brassempouy Lady was originally made from ivory. It dates back to Gravettian, 23000 B.C. It was discovered in 1894 by Edouard Piette and Joseph de Laporterie in the Grotte du Pape, Brassempouy. Known as “The Lady with the Hood” or “The Lady of Brassempouy”, this is the most famous statuette of Paleolithic art because it conveys the most realistic and lively image of Paleolithic art. It is now located in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Musee des Antiquites nationales. Statue measures: 5.25"Hx2.75"Wx2.75"D Head only: 3.75"Hx1.75"Wx2"D Base only: 1.5"Hx2.75"Wx2.75"D
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