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Turkey / The famous leopard-enthroned goddess from the granary at Çatalhüyuk, close to 6000 BC

Cultural Continuities: Goddess of the Feline Throne

Baltic amber bear amulet. Approx. 3500 years old.

Phoenician funeral stele - Moon-Goddess Tanit with sun & moon from Carthage - London British Museum

Syrian bronze goddess, middle bronze age IIA, circa 1950-1750 b.c.

Ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum. Roman paintings in ancient Pompeii and Herculaneum.. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. Italy

DOLNÍ VĚSTONICE ca 29 000and 25 000 BP.

Sept femmes (Vénus du gravettien)

Chancay Textile Doll - 1960A46 by Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, via Flickr

Gold Disc with Bees, 700-600 BCE. Collection of Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Petroglyph In Paka Vaka Rock Art Site, Easter Island, Chile Symbols have been found on a number of stones on Easter Island, several thousands of petroglyphs can be found, most of them represent animals, like the legendary "bird man".

Red polished ware Bowl with Cattle and a Vulture Early Cypriot 2300-1900 BCE terracotta

Flickriver: mharrsch's most interesting photos

Prehistoric Stone Pipe, Frog Form, ex-Museum : Lot 169

Prehistoric Stone Pipe, Frog Form, ex-Museum : Lot 169

Prehistoric Brazil artifacts star in exhibit, spark debate

petroglyphs from Chumash tribe natives of Santa Barbara area

#News: Benghazi-Gate

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino » Figurilla fitomorfa: mazorca de maiz.


Dinwoodie Style Petroglyphs, Wyoming by WY Man on Flickr.

Qaqotorq, Greenland

rock glyph, qaqotorq, greenland | My Website / Blog

Study Claims Cave Art Made By Neanderthals

Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Figures féminines assises de type violon, culture du Cycladique, pourtour méditerranéen, Cycladique ancien I, vers 3000-2800 avant JC - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Cross-eyed Dogu. It was exhumation only for the head. Japanese ceramic figurine "DOGU". Jomon period. BC.2,500 - BC.1,200. Excavation place / Ibaragi Japan.

The remote coastline of north western #Australia is likely to be the first landing site on the continent. Groups of early ancestors crossed by boat from Timor some 60,000 years ago. The Journey of Mankind Genetic Map can prove when this event occurred, but it can only point to what these early settlers did on reaching the Kimberley region; at some point, they began to decorate the red sandstone rocks with exquisite and detailed rock art, now referred to as the Bradshaw paintings, or Gwion Gwion.

Bradshaw Paintings / Gwion Gwion Gallery

nordic petroglyphs 4200bc

Eighteen cliff paintings dating back over 4,000 years have been discovered by archaeologists in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The paintings of faces found on Yinshan Mountains cliffs are similar to those in eastern Russia, showing close connections with ancient peoples' migration patterns, and sacrificial and worship ceremonies.