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Ancient Jōmon earthenware...12000 years old. The Jōmon period (縄文時代 Jōmon jidai?) is the time in Japanese prehistory from about 14,000 BC to about 300 BC, when Japan was inhabited by a Neolithic culture which reached a considerable degree of cultural sophistication, above all in pottery, despite limited development of agriculture and no use of metal.
This image "The Goddess of Lepenski Vir" was found on the same altar as the Lepenski Vir "vulva stone" which was located on the banks of the Danube river in Yugoslavia. Extensive radiocarbon dating shows that the Lepenski Vir site was occupied between about 6000 BC and 4560 BC. For well over a thousand years these people lived in this place, a prehistoric town a few feet from the Danube river, a place with many altars. The heart of their devotions was The Womb of The Universe.
Pre-Columbian, Sican - Chimu Culture, North Coast Peru, ca 800-1000 CE. Crafted from high karat sheet gold, drinking vessel features face of the god Naylamp wearing Gold Ear Rings with turquoise beads, hair on reverse beautifully done in repousse. 70.3 gram weight. 8"H.