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Posted on 04/04/2005 5:23:48 AM PDT by pissant
Archaeologists in Germany have found what could be the oldest pornographic scene in the world.
They have unearthed what they believe to be the 7,200-year-old figurines of a couple having sex, reports the Guardian.
The find, at an archaeological dig in Leipzig, shatters the belief that sex was a taboo subject in the stone age era.
First, Harald Stäuble of the Archaeological Institute of Saxony, discovered the 8cm lower half of a man, which he named Adonis von Zschernitz.
One month later, Dr Stäuble found what could be the matching female figurine.
Dr Stäuble said: "Adonis is bent forward and the female figure is bent forward even more.
"There are two ways of looking at this. The first is that they were doing a ritual dance, but the other possibility is that the man and woman were copulating and that he was standing behind her.
"The copulation option is far more likely, and would make this the oldest representation ever of a pornographic scene."
It certainly lends new meaning to the word petroglyph.
Excellent find KG!
a distant relative of Johan VanDerschmutzen aka "Goldmember". A Hedonistic Dutch metallurgist who lost his genitalia in an unfortunate smelting accident
It is now near certain that the missionary position was not in common use for 5,000 more years.
And how is it that the act of copulation, represented in art, equates to pornography? I guess I missed that.
Does it have to be a photo to be porn? These cave-dwellers musta been pre-Flintsone, cause Fred and Wilma had a camera (the woodpecker chipped it out, if I recall)
Yep, and wasn't there something goin on between Holly and Chaka in Land of the Lost?
And what's with that Fred and Wilma and Barney and Betty? Do you think it was kind of like Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice?
Were they all swingers??
Yeah, and it looks like Chaka's left hand is pawing at Holly, no?
I'm wondering... And don't even mention Dino!
One of my favorite episodes was when Rock Hudstone (or was it Cary Granite) came to town and Wilma and Betty went into a protracted swoon.
Dang...I must've missed that one.
Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.
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