During the Solutrean period, the variety of objects worn for personal adornment, especially pendants, became more common and abundant. Teeth, shells and bones were selected as raw materials. This pendant plaque is crafted from a hyoid bone from a horse. It was found by Obermaier during the 1924-25 excavations in the Cave of Altamira. It has a flat, subrectangular shape, plain edges and a circular borehole, probably where it was mounted. Its sides are decorated with short, straight, parallel engravings. It is part of a group of 4 small plaques which are considered possible elements from a necklace.


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