Women as seen though out time
Carved Ivory Mesopotamian Votive Figurine of the Goddess Ishtar, Circa 3000 BCE. Ishtar, known as Inanna to the Sumerians, was universal as a goddess in various forms in the ancient middle east. She was the Akkadian supreme goddess of sexual love and fertility and was also the goddess of war, ‘the lady of battles’. Her symbol was an eight pointed star that was identified with the planet Venus; later the Romans knew her by this name.
Tureng Tepe Style Goddess - Tureng Tepe "Hill of the Pheasants"(alternatively spelled in English as Turang Tappe/Tape/Tappa/Tappeh) is an archaeological site in northeastern Iran. The oldest remains on the site date to the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods. The Bronze Age settlement portion of the site dates from approximately 3100-2900 BC through 1900 BC.
Spiral Goddess Wall Plaque-Midnight Moon-Art for Home and Garden
Neolithic Fertility Goddess
540BC-500BC Period/Culture Archaic Greek Bronze figure of a kore. The girl stands with the left foot slightly in front of the right. Her right arm is bent, the hand resting on her waist. The left arm was stretched out but is broken before the elbow. She wears a chiton draped in an unusual manner, stretched over her upper body, pulled out beneath the armpits by the action of her arms. The chiton has a large overfold and leaves her forearms bare.
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Venus of Tursac
The Venus of Tursac, a figurine of translucent calcite
As sculpture, they typically depict very lively little figures