in Germany was remarkable archaeological discovery. Found the head of Paleolithic figurines carved from mammoth tusk. It turned out to be a part of the body excavated in the ground yet l1931 year. Eyes of scientists released a lion.
Was discovered during excavations in the cave Vogelherd in south-western Germany. It is especially rich in prehistoric treasures. They are often found here early examples of figurative art. The oldest find dates back to 40 thousand. years. In total, there were dug dozens of similar figures or larger fragments. It was there, in 1931 discovered the body of a prehistoric figurines Gustav Riek.Recent archaeological excavations in the cave Vogelherd stable in 2005-2012. We are currently working on the development of the results of the excavations. Some of them are presented in the journal “Archaeologische Ausgrabungen”.