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4,500-year-old statue with almond-shaped eyes and bushy eyebrows in a Bronze Age child's grave
Daily Mail ^ | 28 December 2017 | Will Stewart

Posted on 12/28/2017 7:06:28 PM PST by mairdie

A creepy prehistoric doll with almond-shaped eyes has been unearthed in Siberia.

Another plaything, a mythical dragon-like animal head, made from antler or horn, was found alongside the artefact in the Bronze Age grave of a small child.

The finds have been added to what has been described as 'the oldest toy collection in the world' following a series of 4,500-year-old discoveries in the remote Khakassia region.

The toy, which is made of soapstone, is believed to be the oldest doll designed for play ever found.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: archeology; godsgravesglyphs; khakassia; siberia
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1 posted on 12/28/2017 7:06:28 PM PST by mairdie
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2 posted on 12/28/2017 7:07:55 PM PST by mairdie
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3 posted on 12/28/2017 7:10:41 PM PST by mairdie
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How do they know it was designed as a “Toy”?


4 posted on 12/28/2017 7:11:33 PM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 ( Thank GOD Hillary didn't get elected!)
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To: mairdie

Doll? Looks like an alien statue to me.


5 posted on 12/28/2017 7:11:36 PM PST by oldasrocks (rump)
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Hoard of weapons and treasures found in 2,000-year-old Russian mountain grave where ancient warrior was buried




6 posted on 12/28/2017 7:12:31 PM PST by mairdie
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

That’s what I wondered...


7 posted on 12/28/2017 7:14:14 PM PST by Jamestown1630 ("A Republic, if you can keep it.")
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Unearthed: The 2,400-year-old terracotta baby bottle shaped like a PIG


8 posted on 12/28/2017 7:14:16 PM PST by mairdie
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To: SunkenCiv; ADemocratNoMore

PING


9 posted on 12/28/2017 7:15:18 PM PST by mairdie
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Looks kind of like the guy in the painting “The Scream” - after he calmed down.


10 posted on 12/28/2017 7:16:12 PM PST by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill)
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To: mairdie

Looks somewhat Inuit to me.


11 posted on 12/28/2017 7:16:13 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a Simple Manner for a Happy Life :o)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001; Jamestown1630; oldasrocks

I want to know how they know the pig is a baby bottle.

One thing about the “doll” is that it doesn’t have anything of the look of a fertility figure. It’s beautifully made and in incredible condition.


12 posted on 12/28/2017 7:17:50 PM PST by mairdie
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It’s a collectible action figure. It’s not a doll.


13 posted on 12/28/2017 7:20:00 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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I was thinking the ‘doll’ was some kind of talisman or representation of a deity...


14 posted on 12/28/2017 7:21:34 PM PST by Jamestown1630 ("A Republic, if you can keep it.")
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To: a fool in paradise

If it were still in the original packaging, it would be worth a lot more.


15 posted on 12/28/2017 7:22:43 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Benedict McCain is the worst traitor ever to wear the uniform of the US military.)
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To: mairdie
Another plaything, a mythical dragon-like animal head, made from antler or horn,

Yeah, maybe, or a crude horse's head.

16 posted on 12/28/2017 7:24:27 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama. The Legacy is a lie. The lie is the Legacy.)
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Horse’s head was my first thought, too.


17 posted on 12/28/2017 7:25:37 PM PST by mairdie
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To: ClearCase_guy

That was rather brilliant!


18 posted on 12/28/2017 7:26:15 PM PST by mairdie
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; pax_et_bonum; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; ...
Thanks mairdie.

19 posted on 12/28/2017 7:30:00 PM PST by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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I don’t know why they say the other toy had “bushy eyebrows” either. It had some marks to indicate eyebrows but I don’t get “bushy” out of that. I don’t think it looks creepy either. It’s a little bit stylized like a lot of artwork.

I guess that’s just me.


20 posted on 12/28/2017 7:32:04 PM PST by TigersEye (0bama. The Legacy is a lie. The lie is the Legacy.)
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