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  •  Careful--we don't know that. (1+ / 0-)
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    Denise Oliver Velez

    Pagan interpreters of archaeological finds have proven every bit as prone to confirmation bias as were the male-superiority-assuming Victorian archaeologists...just in the opposite direction.

    There are multiple theories about what the "Venus figurines" and the cave figures like the "Venus of Laussel" mean. We will never know for certain. While your suggestion is certainly a viable theory, it is not the only one.

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