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Prehistoric Ivory Lion Head Reunited With Body
Friday, July 19, 2013
(H. Jensen. Copyright University of Tübingen)LONE VALLEY, GERMANY—New excavations in Vogelherd Cave by researchers from the University of Tübingen have unearthed an ivory head that has been fitted to a mammoth-ivory figurine discovered in 1931. The figurine is now recognizable as a lion. More than two dozen figurines and thousands of fragments of figurines have been recovered from the cave, including the famous "lion man."
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