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Archaeology

The archaeological collection at Museum Ulm covers a time-span from the Neanderthal-era to Ulm in the Late Middle Ages. An absolute highlight of the museum collection is the ‘Löwenmensch’ (lion man), which is truly one-of-a-kind and one of the oldest figurative carvings ever discovered. The fabulous – half lion, half man – sculpture was made from mammoth ivory approximately 40,000 years ago. It was discovered at Hohlenstein-Stadel cave in the Lone valley, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017.