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Ancient figurine said to be oldest depiction of the human form

by Pat Coate | May 29, 2009

If only all of us could age so gracefully.

A 40,000-year-old female figurine excavated in Germany is basking in the spotlight today because scientists say it is the oldest known example of a figurative (or three-dimensional) depiction of a human being.

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