Venus of Willendorf (NHMW-Prae 44.686)3D Model
3D scan of the Venus of Willendorf. Found in 1908 at the site Willendorf II, the object appeared in an archaeological layer datable to 29,500 BP. Measuring 11 cm, the figurine – made of oolithic limestone – represents the depiction of a naked woman of corpulent proportions.
The original figurine is Number 36 of the NHM Top 100 and can be visited in the Venus cabinet of the NHM Vienna next to her roommate Fanny, the figurine from Stratzing near Krems (Lower Austria).
Object: Venus of Willendorf
Inventory number: NHMW-Prae 44.686
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, Prehistory Dept., Old Stone Age Coll. (curator: Caroline Posch)
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Urheber: Crazy Eye OG; Werknutzungsrecht: NHMW.
Software: Agisoft Metashape
Text: Walpurga Antl-Weiser & Caroline Posch