Category: Artefacts

The Croatian Apoxyomenos

Imagine finding this 1.92m tall bronze statue! Well, that is exactly what the Belgian tourist Rene Wouten, an amateur diver, did in April 1996 while diving between the islands of Vele Orjule and Kosjak off the Croatian...

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The Linton Panel

The so-called Linton Panel, surely one of the most astounding and finely detailed examples of southern African San rock art, is now housed in the South African Museum in Cape Town. This large slab of rock, measuring 2m by .8m,...

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Venus of Brassempouy, France

In 1894 excavations in a cave known as la Grotte du Pape, just outside the southern French village of Brassempouy, archaeologists recovered what must surely be one of the most well known faces of the Upper Palaeolithic –...

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