A visitor looks at a small figure of a woman sculptured from mammoth ivory around 23,000 year ago, discovered at Lespugue cave, Haute-Garonne, France, on display in an exhibition 'Ice A

 

              A visitor looks at a small figure of a woman sculptured from mammoth ivory around 23,000 year ago, discovered at Lespugue cave, Haute-Garonne, France, on display in an exhibition
A visitor looks at a small figure of a woman sculptured from mammoth ivory around 23,000 year ago, discovered at Lespugue cave, Haute-Garonne, France, on display in an exhibition 'Ice Age Art : arrival of the modern mind' at the British Museum in London, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The exhibition present masterpieces create from the last Ice Age between 40,000 and 10,000 years ago, drawn from across Europe, by artists with modern minds and presented alongside modern works to illustrate the fundamental human desire to communicate and make art as a way of understanding ourselves and our place in the world. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)