Facebook has apologized for the “mistake" it made when it recently censored an image of the world’s most famous prehistoric female figurine, the 30,000-year-old Venus of Willendorf kept at the Natural History Museum in Vienna.
The Natural History Museum in Vienna has lashed out against Facebook after the world’s largest social media censored as “dangerously pornographic" an image of the some 30,000-year-old “Venus of Willendorf", the most famous prehistoric female figurine in the world.
It’s rather remarkable that some of the most ancient wonders of the world remain some of the most mysterious; this is certainly the case with the pyramids of Giza and some of the surrounding areas, however.
In a related news story, treasure hunters have robbed a burial mound in Denmark’s Jutland Peninsula (Cimbric or Cimbrian Peninsula), which is believed to have dated back to the Bronze Age, The Copenhagen Post Online reports citing Nordjyske.
1,600-year-old Late Roman mosaics decorating the floor of an Early Christian church have been rediscovered and explored further in the ancient city of Idyrus in the Kemer district of the province of Antaliya in Southern Turkey.