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Appearances Are Deceptive...

... artist’s creativity, which usually hampers the anthropological interpretation of portrayals, must have been restricted as the portrait was evidently made after the skull” (only the latter statement has proved to be right). What’s under the clay? The clay heads of Tesinsk mummies always used to contain human skulls. However, as proved by anthropologists, they did not correspond at all to the features of the sculpted heads. These clay sculptures were not portraits. Neither resemblance nor the face ...

Modified: 24.12.2010
Tagarsk culture , Tesinsk burials , clay heads , mythology , X-ray tomography
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