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Paleolithic figurine of man (Marionette) - cast of resin

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Seller: biologus (199) 100%, Location: Brno, the Czech Republic, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 172332045062 Normal 0 21 Paleolithic figurine of man (Marionette) - cast of resin Site: Czech Republic - Brno city Age: Upper Gravettien (23 680 ± 200 years) Size: Body: 13.5 cm (= 5.4 inches) Head: 6.7 cm (= 2.7 inches) Arm: 9.5 cm (= 3.8 inches) I will ship worldwide, 5 days money back guarantee (excluding shipping). Profesionaly made (resin) cast replica of paleolithic figurine, scientific exact copy. The figurine can be fixated on pedestal (which is part of the package). Multiple purchases will be shipped at once in one package. Amount here is for air mail shipping to the USA, inside the EU is lower. You can ask in advance. Overpaid shipping I return immediately after sending the parcel. The Mammoth Ivory Male statuette from Brno The head, torso and left arm are all that survives of this male ivory statuette found in an upper Palaeolithic (Pavlovian) burial at Brno near Dolni Vestonice. There is a correctly proportioned stump of a penis at the base of the torso. Around 26 000 years BP. Photo: Click on the photo to see a larger version of this view of the Brno Male. This is another photo of the statuette above. Carved from mammoth ivory, and touched with red ochre, the statuette is in the form of a puppet or doll. (20 cm) Photo: photographed at the Anthropos Institute, Moravian Museum, Brno, Czechoslavakia, by Ira Block. In National Geographic, Vol 174, No 4, October 1988. A facsimile of the Brno marionette. Photo: Don Hitchock 2008 Source: Facsimile, Vienna Natural History Museum A facsimile of the Brno marionette. Photo: Don Hitchock 2008 Source: Facsimile, Vienna Natural History Museum A reconstruction of the Brno marionette. This marionette was found in the grave of what has been interpreted as a shaman. 28 000 years ago (23 500 RCYBP) a 10-year-old boy began to suffer from an excruciating, even unbearable pain in his hands and legs. He suffered from periostitis, an inflammation of the periosteum, a dense membrane composed of fibrous connective tissue that closely wraps all bone, except the bone of articulating surfaces in joints which are covered by synovial membranes. So periostitis literally is inflammation around the bone. Artist: Illustration © Libor Balák He learned how to defeat his pain, grew up into a strong man and become a shaman because of his abilities and qualities. He possessed a fascinating cap sewn with some 600 shells (of the Dentalium badense), a marionette, many discs made of various materials and several animal skulls. When he died, the survivors broke his drumstick, and one of its parts was placed in his grave together with the other things that he was using. It is possible that they placed the other part on the top of the grave together with the drum. This custom still exists in some Arctic communities. Artist: Illustration © Libor Balák Condition: No defect. The professional made cast of resin., Material: Resin

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