Mon­u­men­tal Statue with Two Heads

The Globe and Mail (Prairie Edition) - - ARTS -

This plas­ter statue, dat­ing to around 6,500 BC and dis­cov­ered in Ain Ghazal, Jor­dan, is one of the old­est known in hu­man his­tory. It’s among the ear­li­est large-scale rep­re­sen­ta­tions of hu­man form. The set­tle­ment in which it was found, spread across 30 acres along the Zarqa River, was one of the largest known Ne­olithic set­tle­ments in Western Asia.

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