Added to the JURN site-index:—

Three free PDF chapters, such as “The Figurines of Old Europe” (PDF, 12Mb), from the sumptuous exhibition catalogue for The Lost World of Old Europe: the Danube Valley, 5000 – 3500 BC, a show on now in New York.

   [ Hat-tip: AWOL blog ]

“The Thinker” from Cernavoda, and female figurine. 5000 – 4600 BC.

The Vinca “alphabet”, common symbols (6000 – 5000 BC, south-east Europe).