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6,000-year-old figurine found in Neolithic kiln

A Neolithic "earth mother" figurine, dubbed the "Lady of Villers-Carbonnel" has been found on the banks of the River Somme in France. The 6,000-year-old statuette is 8in high, with imposing buttocks and hips but stubby arms and a cone-like head. Similar figures have been found before in Europe but rarely so

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