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Indus civilization - Mother Goddess. The Indus Valley Civilization was a Bronze Age civilization (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) in the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent consisting of what is now mainly present-day Pakistan and northwest India.

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File:GandharaMotherGoddess.JPG - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Goddess Sculptures 4000 - 3000 BCE

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LeRoy McDermott argues that paleolithic venus figurines lose their distorted proportions and acquire representational realism if we understand that they are self-portraits created by women looking down at their own bodies. If we look down at our own bodies, breast and belly dominates the visual field, navels seem nearer the pubis, legs are foreshortened and buttocks appear elevated - all features seen in the figurines. (click through for full article)

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LeRoy McDermott

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Babylonian Goddess Ashtarte Ishtar Statue 2000 BC (also known by other names in other cultures, such as Eastre, Astarte, Artemis, fertility goddesses. This is the goddess behind Easter celebrations.

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Semi-Translucent Calcite figurine: The Venus of Tursac 25,000 YBP

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Great Mothers, 6300-5300 BCE

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Great Mothers, 6300-5300 BCE

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THIS IS ‘THE MOTHER GODDESS SARDA prenuragic Ozieri culture (3500-2700 BC), Sardinia

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Inanna is the most important goddess of the Sumerian pantheon in ancient Mesopotamia. She is a goddess of love, fertility, and war. Inanna's name derives from Lady of Heaven (Sumerian: nin-an-ak). She was associated with the planet Venus.

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5000 year-old Hoyuk fertility goddess Photograph of ancient fertility goddess found in a neolithic dig in central Turkey

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Terracotta bust of a Phrygian goddess 5th-4th C BC

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Greece & Rome Collection | Mougins Classical Art Museum

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