From Caveman Porn to Dirty-Talking Blow-up Dolls: The History of Sex Toys

Find out how we've been getting it on (and getting off) with the help of gadgets and gizmos (13 Photos)

Michele Laufik on Jan 12, 2012 at 11:14AM

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From Caveman Porn to Dirty-Talking Blow-up Dolls: The History of Sex Toys

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Caveman Porn

Could this buxom beauty be the Pamela Anderson of B.C. times? Science Now describes the 35,000-year-old ivory figurine with inflated breasts and an oversized vulva as evidence of the earliest porn. The statuette, found in a cave near Stuttgart, Germany in 2008, is "sexually exaggerated to the point of being pornographic," explained anthropologist Paul Mellars of Stony Brook University in New York. "There's all this sexual symbolism bubbling up in that period. They were sex-mad."

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