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Meeting the Goddess of Willendorf in Person

Venus Von Willendorf Recently on a trip to Austria and Hungary, I was blessed to meet the Goddess of Willendorf in person. It was a very big surprise! Many of you probably know who this is but you may not know her by her formal name. She is 25,000 years old, and was found in 1908 in a settlement along the Danube in Austria, a place now called Willendorf.  The archeologists who found her called her a “Venus” and then gifted her with the last name of the location. She is only 4 3/8 inches or 11.1 centimeters high.  She is made of limestone that is not local to the area. It is believed she was...

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