• Idol. Sculptural representation of a man or the statue of a man

    Dimensions:
    h. 9,25 cm

Idol. Sculptural representation of a man or the statue of a man

Created: Usvyatskaya Culture. Late 4th - first half of the 3rd millennium BC

Found: Pile settlement Usvyaty 4, layer B. Pskov Region, Usvyaty District

The nude male's statuette with a large head, narrow shoulders and a well-developed torso is carved from horn. Its surface is thoroughly polished. The man's face has prominent eyebrows, a nose and plump lips. The statuette was discovered during the excavation of the pile settlement of Usvyaty IV in a peat bog. Of all the anthropomorphic figurines found in the forest area of the European part of Russia, this example is particularly notable for its skilful execution and expressiveness.

Title:

Idol. Sculptural representation of a man or the statue of a man

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Place of finding:

Archaeological site:

Pile settlement Usvyaty 4, layer B

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Dimensions:

h. 9,25 cm

Inventory Number:

2419-1

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