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widukind

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PostSubject: Animal models have a long long tradition   Animal models have a long long tradition EmptyFri 20 Jan - 9:40

I am interested also on history. And so i know, animal models will produced since the stone age. Here you can see a replica of a pig (1600-1500 before christi), that was found in my hometown in the late 90s.

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and here pics of ancient animal toys:

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They are wonderful model Very Happy
You live in a great place, so much history and wildlife cheers

Sometimes, when I walk on the beach I find stones that remind me of some animal.
When my son was little, we used to have fun, sayuíng WOW ! Here is a fossile seal..or pig..or bird. Laughing Laughing
Perhaps that was how it started...somebody improved a bit on a stone, they found, and then they made them better and better ?

It must have taken a lot of time to make, - Some stone age parents have loved their children very much.

Or perhaps they were lucky charms for hunters ? Or both drunken
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PostSubject: Re: Animal models have a long long tradition   Animal models have a long long tradition EmptyFri 20 Jan - 20:06

That's a terrific subject, Andreas! Thanks for showing and I hope more people adding some information about it. I love this subject! :)
I never thought before of a pig before Kristie! Wink pig Laughing
It would be also interesting to see the use of animal sculptings in old monuments, etc. :)
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I am interested also on history. And so i know, animal models will produced since the stone age. Here you can see a replica of a pig (1600-1500 before christi), that was found in my hometown in the late 90s.
Great... I can make a photo in my work. I work in museum now and in my hometown were found animal replicas too also from stone age :) Lioness and bear

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I never thought before of a pig before Kristie! Wink pig Laughing

cheers lol! lol! lol! geek
Elvis, the singing piglet Very Happy Laughing

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Great... I can make a photo in my work. I work in museum now and in my hometown were found animal replicas too also from stone age :) Lioness and bear

Ohhh, yes, please do, Martin Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Animal models have a long long tradition   Animal models have a long long tradition EmptyFri 20 Jan - 20:48

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I am interested also on history. And so i know, animal models will produced since the stone age. Here you can see a replica of a pig (1600-1500 before christi), that was found in my hometown in the late 90s.

and here pics of ancient animal toys:


... Very interesting Andreas thanks! lol! lol! lol!

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They are amazing Andreas! Thanks for posting the photo in that book too. Very interesting subject!
Martin, congratulations on your job! Look forward to seeing the bear and lioness bounce

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Thank you Harriet :) But library was better silent

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Many thanks friends!!

Oh Martin, you have a wonderful job. I wish i have the same, this is so very interesting. Very Happy

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Thank you :) Well ... guess what is my responsibility. Collections and exhibitions Very Happy But no animals around me Sad :)

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Hello all,
I send you a link to photos of the eldest animal figures ever found. There is lot of research on this subject in Germany because here exists a cave, which is famous for these findings. The site is in german and there a even more links from each animal figure to museums and more pictures. The oldest figure (an astonishing, perfectly carved mammut) is about 32-33.000 years old and perfectly carved from ivory.

It´s a veeeeeeeeeery interesting topic, because animal figures are even older than many other found human (feminine) figures. Some years ago I read more about this topic and found a huge amount of information about it.
I will look for more informative websites!


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Here some more links of english websites:

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(contains several high-quality links to the same topic)

Hope you enjoy this stunning internet-journey through ancient times, which are the source of all the following artists, that created animal figures.

Herby

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Thanks Herby for the links, they are really interesting! :)

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Very, very interesting topic. Thanks for posting it. Great photos and great links.
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