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Picrolite figure |- Cypriot |Chalcolithic 3900 -2500BC

Picrolite figure | Cypriot | Chalcolithic | The Met

Picrolite figure Period: Chalcolithic Date: ca.

Marija Gimbutas called these artifacts Bird Goddesses- Terracotta statuette of woman with bird face. Late Cypriot II c. 1450-1200 B.C.  Vinca Culture/Pottery- indigenous culture found in the former Yugoslav region. Based on dendrochronological calibration, Vinca Culture is dated between 5400-5300 BCE which is when a new form of ceramics noted with black burnished finish that hails from Anatolia settlement dated at 9,000 years old.

Terracotta statuette of woman with bird face. Late Cypriot II c.

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Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel) with a ram's head, Bronze Age Cyprus

From the River Somme it has been called the Lady of Villers-Carbonnel. Believed to be over 6,000 years old, the 21 cm figurine dates from the local Chasséen  culture (4,300 - 3,600 BC) was made from local earth or clay.

French archaeologists have discovered statuette that is an extremely rare example of a neolithic "earth mother" figurine on the banks of the river Somme.

SYRIAN INFLUENCES ON CYPRUS Bird-faced female figurines. Late Cypriot II Period, 1450-1200 BC Athens, National Archaeological Museum, Cypriot Collection

SYRIAN INFLUENCES ON CYPRUS Bird-faced female figurines. Late Cypriot II Period, 1450-1200 BC Athens, National Archaeological Museum, Cypriot Collection

Late Cypriot votive figures from V. Karageorghis, "Ancient Art from Cyprus", The Cesnola Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

Late Cypriot Ceramics from V. Karageorghis, "Ancient Art from Cyprus", The Cesnola Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

Norte de Iran

Northern Iran, Amlash terracotta idol of fertiltyl ca BC.

Three-bodied Cypriot warrior figure c.580 BC From Pyrga, Cyprus. This terracotta figure from a sanctuary deposit is believed to represent a supernatural warrior with three bodies and heads, rather than a close formation of three figures. The heads are protected by conical helmets with cheek pieces and massive neck protectors. Each embodiment once held a round shield and a spear, giving an idea of how hoplites " locked shields " during the final stages of the advance to contact.

Three-bodied Cypriot warrior figure c.580 BC From Pyrga, Cyprus. This terracotta figure from a sanctuary deposit is believed to represent a supernatural warrior with three bodies and heads, rather than a close formation of three figures. The heads are protected by conical helmets with cheek pieces and massive neck protectors. Each embodiment once held a round shield and a spear, giving an idea of how hoplites " locked shields " during the final stages of the advance to contact.

Figurine of a goddess  Near Eastern, Anatolian, Early Bronze Age, 2500–2300 B.C.   Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Figurine of an Anatolian goddess, circa 2300 BCE. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Standing warrior Period: Early Bronze Age Date: ca. mid-3rd millennium B.C. Geography: Syria-Levant

Standing warrior Period: Early Bronze Age Date: ca. late millennium B. Geography: Syria-Levant Medium: Copper Dimensions: H.

Sacred Figures | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sacred Figures | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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humane drop net of signals; histories broken for bell jar convenience.

A CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA PLANK-SHAPED IDOL   Middle Cypriot, Circa 1900-1600 B.C.   Of red polished ware, the solid figure with small projecting arms, applied rounded breasts, and projecting, perforated ears, the face with a small chin or mouth, a ridged nose, arching brows and indented eyes, wearing a turban with incised zig-zag  9½ in. (24.1 cm) high

plank-shaped ca BC red polished ware incised

Figure                         Artist Unknown (Lobi)       (Burkina Faso, Africa), 20th century                                    Iron

Figure, Lobi ^ Minneapolis Institute of Art

Africa | Standing couple from the Sakalava people of Menabe, Madagascar | Wood and pigment | ca. 17th to late 18th century

Couple

2 works now in African arts coll were owned by Brummer bef.

Standing Male Figure Mexico, Jalisco, Jalisco, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500 Sculpture

Standing Male Figure Mexico, Jalisco, Jalisco, 200 B. 500 Sculpture Tufa Art of the Ancient Americas

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