True or False?

Welcome to our daily true or false questions about varying archaeological topics.            True or false:

The majority of the Venus Figurines were sculpted to be unlike the actual women during that time.

 

Answer: True! Almost all of the Venus Figurines were sculpted during a paleolithic ice age, in which of course obesity would not be common due to the harsh elements. The sculptors were probably representing what they believed to be a healthy and supple  woman, ready for reproduction.

 

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