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The Oldest Man-made Things in the World


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���The oldest known sculp- ture represents a seated man clasping an oval- shaped vase. It is prob- ably 7,000 years old and bears witness to primi- tive man's conception of beauty and manly grace

��The finger imprint in the circle preserves to us the oldest evidence of man, estimated at 250,000 years

���At left above is the earliest known painting of a Christian subject on canvas — the Saints Raphael, Michael and Gabriel. At right above are two baby shirts, the oldest known shirts


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