Shells with openings. Kostenki 1 (Polyakov site). Circa 32.000 BC.

Shells with openings
Collection MAE RAS: МАЭ № 6455-356
Image ID: 1242021533
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Museum inventory number:
МАЭ № 6455-356
Title:
Shells with openings
Dating:
circa 32.000 BC
Monument/site:
Kostenki 1 (Polyakov site)
Location:
Voronezh region, district
Excavations:
Rogachev Aleksandr Nikolaevich
Dimensions, cm:
1: length 1.0, width 0.8, thickness 0.5, opening 0.3х0.3. 2: length 1.1, width 0.9, thickness 0.5, opening 0.3х0.4. 3: length 3.2, width 1.2, thickness 1.2, opening 0.3х0.5. 4: length 1.8, width 0.9, thickness 0.8, opening 0.3х0.25. 5-10: maximum - length 0.9, width 0.6, thickness 0.5, opening 0.4х0.25; minimum - length 0.7, width 0.5, thickness 0.3, opening 0.1х0.1.
Materials:
shell of sea mollusca Nassariidae, shell of sea mollusca Cyclope neritea, shell of sea mollusca Nassarius nitidus, shell of freshwater mollusca Neritidae, shell of freshwater mollusca Theodoxus Fluviatilis, shell of freshwater mollusca Cerithiidae
Archeological culture:
Aurignacian
Time of excavations:
1951