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Term: Venus of Willendorf

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Willendorf: The goddess of Willendorf was found in 1908 near Willendorf in Austria. She is over 30,000 years old and is one of the oldest pieces of artwork found on the planet. She was found among some tools from that era and was carved out of limestone. Most commonly she is known as the Venus of Willendorf; however, Venus was a goddess who did not appear until later in the history of humankind.
source: Teen Goddess, Catherine Wishart

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