Topic ID #37750 - posted 12/4/2016 10:56 AM

Earliest Known Clay Figurines in the Southwest May Be Fertility Symbols



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Curious clay figurines that have been found in southern Arizona appear to be fertility symbols used by desert farmers as much as 3,000 years ago, according to new research.

Only a few of the figures have been found, primarily at the sites of two pre-contact villages excavated near Tucson.


http://westerndigs.org/earliest-known-clay-figurines-in-the-southwest-may-be-fertility-symbols-study-says/






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