the venus of willendorf

The Venus of Willendorf was carved from oolitic limestone, and was covered with a thick layer of red ochre when found. The figurine was unearthed during the Wachau railway construction in 1908. The page reference below has links to more photos of not just this venus but many more throughout ancient times. I have always loved this figurine. I have some clay and I think it will now be my turn to make a representation of Venus myself too. To me beauty is always soft and round.
Photo: Vienna Natural History Museum