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A BACTRIAN COMPOSITE STONE SEATED FEMALE FIGURE BACTRIA-MARGIANA, CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

Tocho T8: Documenta 13, o la vida de los objetos (estatuillas femeninas de Bactria, 2500 aC)

*Standing Figure, late 3rd millennium b.c. Ecuador; Valdivia Stone

Stone Idol, female, Ancient Near East, 3rd millennium B.C.E.

Northern Afghanistan, Ancient Bactria Seated Female Figure, circa 2500-1500 B.C. Sculpture, Chlorite and limestone,

Cihuateotl Date: 15th–early 16th century The Aztecs believed that the souls of women who had died in childbirth were transformed into terrifying demons called Cihuateteo, or Celestial Princesses. They resided in the west known as Cihuatlampa, or region of the women, and accompanied the sun daily from its zenith at midday to dusk on the western horizon. The Cihuateteo were the female counterparts of warriors who had perished on the battlefield and who were thought to escort the sun through the

Elephant-shaped ritual vessel with tortoise decoration. Korean, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910); late 15th - early 16th century. Buncheong with incised design. Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul. I have never seen this piece before, it is fantastic.

Tripod Vessel with Date Glyph Date: 15th–early 16th century Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture: Aztec Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: H. 14 1/8 x Diam. 16 in. (35.9 x 40.6 cm)

Alchemical scroll, England, s. XVI

Ruth Duckworth | 1946 | Stone Carving

One of Andy Goldsworthy's sheepfold project installations dotted around Cumbria. Riverstone Fold at Deadman's Gill near Middleton-in-Teasdale, taken November 6, 2008