3000000s BCE
Lowenmenschen (Lion Man), 40,000 years BP,  Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Lowenmenschen (Lion Man), 40,000 years BP, Ulmer Museum, Ulm

Venus of Hohle Fels ,ca. 40,000-35,000 BP(Aurignacian), found near Schelklingen, Germany       
(Photo: H. Jensen, Universität Tübingen)
Venus of Hohle Fels ,ca. 40,000-35,000 BP(Aurignacian), found near Schelklingen, Germany      (Photo: H. Jensen, Universität Tübingen)

Venus of Brassempouy, ca. 26,000-24,000 BP, Musée d
Venus of Brassempouy, ca. 26,000-24,000 BP, Musée d'Archéologie Nationale at Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Venus de Laussel, ca. 25000 BP (Gravettian),   Musée d
Venus de Laussel, ca. 25000 BP (Gravettian),   Musée d'Aquitaine à Bordeaux     (Photo: 120, 2008, Wikipedia)

Venus of Willendorf, ca. 24,000-22,000 BP, Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien
Venus of Willendorf, ca. 24,000-22,000 BP, Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

Le bison se lechant, ca.  15000  BP,  Musée d
Le bison se lechant, ca.  15000  BP,  Musée d'Archéologie nationale,  Saint-Germain-en-Laye  (Photo: Museum Website)

Adam of Govrlevo, ca. 6000-5000 BCE  Skopje City Museum Macedonia
Adam of Govrlevo, ca. 6000-5000 BCE Skopje City Museum Macedonia

Seated Woman of Çatalhöyük, ca. 6000 BCE, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara
Seated Woman of Çatalhöyük, ca. 6000 BCE, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara