THE ART OF THE ICE AGE - EXPLORING THE DEEPER HISTORY OF ART

ICE AGE SCULPTURE: PREDMOST MAMMOTH

 
 
Ivory Mammoth
Pavlovian/Gravettian
The apparent simplicity of this sculpture is its great strength. Working on mammoth ivory, the artist has created a strong, instantly recognisable outline of the mammoth then added details in relief.
 
Predmost open site, Moravia, Czech Republic.
 
Brno Museum, Czech Republic.
 
11.6 cms wide, 10.0 cms high; 3.3 cms thick.
SCULPTURE INFORMATION
22,000 yrs
Height : 10.0 cm
Width : 11.6 cm
Thick : 3.3 cm
 
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