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Antelope Femoral Epiphysis with Carved Face

Cultural origin: Zaire Place of origin: Zaire Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Zaire Object age: Recent, ethnographic years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History Object details: This animation is an antelope bone that has been carved to resemble a human face with eyes, a nose, and mouth. This particular bone… Read More

Originally published by bkmeans at Visualizing a Wired World’s Past (link)

Infertility Goddess of Willendorf

Cultural origin: Created in Richmond by now VCU alumnae Beth Reid Place of origin: United States of America Archaeological site: Town/City: Richmond, Virginia Country: USA Object age: 3 years old based on ca. 30,000 year old figurine years old Currently resides in the Cyberspace Object details: This object was created as part of an art

Originally published by bkmeans at Visualizing a Wired World’s Past (link)

Shaman’s Bottle

Cultural origin: Inka Empire Place of origin: Peru Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Country: Peru Object age: 1438 to 1533 years old Currently resides in the Virginia Museum of Natural History Object details: This ceramic vessel has a human face on one side of the jar’s neck, and a human face centered on the body below… Read More

Originally published by bkmeans at Visualizing a Wired World’s Past (link)

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