The Vinča culture is known worldwide for its figurines. They usually represent people, but some are in the shape of animals. These figurines are a treasure trove of data. They tell us a lot about the clothing, hairstyles and body decorations of the Vinča people as well as about the social organization of their communities. But how did they make these figurines? Fine clay was mixed with sand and sometimes with a little chaff. The obtained mass was shaped as [...]
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