THE SHIGIR IDOL


This wooden figurative statue with a number of mask-like faces was carved thousands of years ago, and preserved for millennia in the acidic, antimicrobial environment of the Shigir peat bog in the Ural Mountains in Russia. New dating techniques place the statue at nearly 12,000 years old.

https://www.sciencealert.com/the-world-s-oldest-known-wooden-statue-is-even-older-than-we-thought

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