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It is exceptionally well preserved and delicately carved. The face, with serene
features and a gentle smile playing on the lips, suggests the joy of supreme
spiritual achievement. The halo behind the Buddha is also very beautifully carved
, with ...
The cult of the skull has produced a version of the squatting figure that is
commonly known by the Indonesian word korvar; it is a figure with an ancestral
skull in place of a carved head. Such figures are especially common in the more
Miniature carving of animals Cave painting of bulls, horses, and deer,
Aurignacian (c. ... In the Ukraine and in Moravia, Czechoslovakia, these figur- By
courtesy of the Czechoslovak News Agency, Prague Stylized "Venus" figurines
carved in ...
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