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Idole féminine, Pakistan, région de Dera Ismael Khan, vallée de Gomal - Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Idole féminine, Pakistan, région de Dera Ismael Khan, vallée de Gomal - Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Cock on wheels Originating from Ephesus in Turkey (3rd century B.C.) Height: 13 centimetres

*TURKEY~Cock on wheels Originating from the Greek city of Ephesus (modern century B.

Africa | Rock painting. Tamadjert, Algeria | ©Giancarlo Salvador. (Fringed skirts or aprons were worn by women in various ancient European areas. Interesting to see something possibly similar in this African art. See _Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years_ by E. W. Barber.)

Africa | Rock painting. Tamadjert, Algeria | ©Giancarlo Salvador. (Fringed skirts or aprons were worn by women in various ancient European areas. Interesting to see something possibly similar in this African art. See _Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years_ by E. W. Barber.)

Neolithisch beeldje gevonden in Noord-Frankrijk - Historiek.net | Geschiedenis nieuws

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

Venus", height 8 cm (3.2"), putatively ca. 450,000 years BP. The drilled hole through it is an interesting feature.

Afbeelding, Netherlands "Venus", height 8 cm putatively ca. The drilled hole through it is an interesting feature.

Venus Figurines of the European Paleolithic period. The site provides a description and location for each figure.

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?These figures do not represent Venus.

Great Mothers, This was the symbol for 'God' in 6300-5300 BCE. Humans once revered LifeCreation- The Divine Feminine before adoration was controverted and stolen by DeathDestruction- The destructive masculine.

Great Mothers, This was the symbol for 'God' since the beginning of civilization until around 5300 BCE. Humans once revered LifeCreation- The Divine Feminine before adoration was controverted and stolen by death and destruction- The destructive masculine.

c. 1500-1530 Carved boxwood paternoster bead, South Netherlands (2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.) "Prayer nuts or "paternosters" are generally made from boxwood and carved with extreme refinement and delicacy with openwork Gothic tracery. They came into fashion as private devotional accessories in the Netherlands in about 1500 to 1530. About 50 prayer nuts are still known to survive." Cleveland Museum of Art 1961.87

South Netherlands, carved boxwood paternoster bead (a private devotional accessory in the Netherlands), 2 x 1 in. Cleveland Museum of Art

possibly workshop of Adam Dirksz, Netherlands, Prayer Bead: Last Judgment, and The Coronation of the Virgin, around 1500–1530 | © Art Gallery of Ontario

Workshop of Adam Dirksz, Prayer bead, AGO The Thomson Collection of European Art © Art Gallery of Ontario