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September 23, 2022

Neolithic Sculpture

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"The Thinker" (above) and "Sitting Woman" (below),

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both of fired clay and 4.5" tall, were discovered together in a necropolis (graveyard) comprising around 400 graves in the lower Danube region near Cernavodă in southeast Romania in 1956.

They have been dated to approximately 5000 BCE.

More on these sublime masterworks here.

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