More on the “Venus” Figurines

  title={More on the “Venus” Figurines},
  author={Karl Heinz Schlesier},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={410 - 412}
  • K. Schlesier
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Physics
  • Current Anthropology
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