Spear Thrower with Interlocking Ibexes
Date ca. 16,000 BCE
Movement Prehistoric, Upper Paleolithic, Aurignacian
Medium Reindeer antler
Dimensions 3.5 x 2.75”
Provenance Grotte d’Enlène, Ariège, France
Location Musée de l’Homme, Paris
Prehistoric though they might be, these carvings were created with exceptional detail and craft. This spear thrower features striking lines that compliment the active scene of the two interlocking ibexes in fight.