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Venus figurines from around the world; small and portable sculptures emphasizing the female form, carried by nomadic tribes. Can you name them all, and the regions where they were found? Sculpture Empha, Mothers Earth, Around The World, Modern Sculpture, Venus Goddesses, Ancient Figurines, Female Form, Ancient Art, Venus Figurines
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Venus figurine from Kostenki | 23 000 - 21 000 BC. Limestone H 10.2 cm. This figurine represents the Palaeolithic ‘Venus’, with overlarge breasts and belly. The faceless head bends towards the chest while the arms are pressed to the body with hands on the belly. Covering the surface of the head are rows of incisions indicating a hair style or cap. Relief work in the form of a tight plait convey a breast ornament tied up at the back. There are bracelets on the arms.