The Earliest Zoomorphic / Anthropomorphic Sculpture Circa BCE ! The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany. (View a full-scale image.) The Lion Man, preserved in the Ulmer Museum in Ulm, Germany.
A strange alien pharaoh ~ This statue of the pre-dynastic period may be the first known depiction of a pharaoh. At the time of Nagada (the name of a discovery at the site of Upper Egypt), around 4000 BC? This statue was found in Gebelein, south of Luxor.