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3,800-year-old statuettes found in Peru

Three 3,800-year-old statuettes have been found in a reed basket in northern Peru. The mud statuettes were found inside a reed basket in a building at the ancient city of Vichama in northern Peru, which is today an important archaeological site. The ministry said they were probably used in religious rituals performed

4,500-year-old ivory statuettes found in Portugal

20 ivory statuettes, estimated to be about 4,500 years old, have been found during an archaeological dig in Portugal.This is the first time pieces with such characteristics have appeared in Portugal", Valério told Lusa News Agency, adding that similar finds had been made earlier in southern Spain.He said the statuettes