The accidental find of a 4,000-year-old pagan god for this week’s History Thursday.
While fishing, Nikolay Tarasov caught up in his net. He was about to throw it back when he noticed a grim face staring back at him.
The Bronze Age figurine, believed to be a pagan god, was carved in a horn that has since fossilized.
Tarasov donated the figure to the Tisul History Museum.
The whole thing sounds like the setup for an apocalyptic novel.
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