Shape the Cosmos

Ancient artefacts (and replicas) Symbols of the Cosmic Mother.
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Do These 10,000-Year-Old Flint Artifacts Depict Human Figures?
New research suggests 10,000-year-old flint artefacts found at a Neolithic burial site in Jordan may be human figurines used in a prehistoric cult’s funeral rituals. If confirmed, the trove of more than 100 “violin-shaped” objects would be one of the Middle East’s earliest known examples of figurative art
an old wooden statue is surrounded by branches
Who was the 2,500-year-old Ballachulish Goddess?
The Ballachulish Figure in full. PIC: National Museums of Scotland.
an old wooden statue with two eyes and one face is shown in the frame, as if it were carved from wood
National Museum of Scotland on Scran
Ballachulish Goddess~found Loch Leven
a stone sculpture sitting on top of a wooden stand in front of a yellow wall
The first Stonehenge: Breathtaking photos capture the stark beauty of the standing stones of Orkney - built thousands of years before England's most famous neolithic monument
This domino-sized figure is the earliest depiction of a human face found in Britain. 'The Westray Wife'
a rock with an image of a man on it
prehistoric art
The Orkney "Wife" was found in at the golf links at Noltland on the Island of Westray in 2009 by Archaeologist Jakob Kainz in a midden (old rubbish tip) filled with the brittle bones of deer, cattle and fish. Made from Old Red Sandstone from the island of Eday, the venus like figurine is the only known Neolithic carving of a human form to have been discovered in Scotland.
a black and white photo of a statue
The 'return' of the 2,500-year-old Ballachulish Goddess
The photograph of the Ballachulish Goddes taken shortly after it was discovered in 1880. PIC:NMS
a blue statue with an egyptian woman's head and chest is shown against a white background
Art History Exam I Flashcards | Chegg.com
Female figure. British Museum.
an image of a statue that is on display
Armenian Highland
Grimaldi Woman with Child - Anatolia – The Craddle of Civilization « Cradle of Civilization - 8'500 to 5'500 B.C.
a wooden statue sitting on top of a table next to a black background with writing
Grimaldi, Khoisan: The First Modern Humans in Europe
Grimaldi, Khoisan: The First Modern Humans in Europe
an ancient statue is on display in a museum
Bronze female figure Cretan Late Minoan I 1600-1450 BCE
Bronze female figure Cretan Late Minoan I 1600-1450 BCE Metropolitan Museum
an ancient statue is shown against a white background
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Fired Clay Hamangia, Baïa, 5000–4600 BCE National History Museum of Romania, Bucharest Photo: Marius Amarie
a black and white photo of a vase with a woman's body on it
The Thunder, Perfect Mind - The Oxford Astrologer
Egyotian poem illustrated with Little goddess from Ma'amara, Egypt, 3500-3400BC
an old stone statue with eyes closed and hands on it's chest, sitting in front of a gray background
Female Figure | Esteros or Bahía | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Female Figure Date: 5th–1st century BCE Geography: Ecuador Culture: Esteros or Bahía Medium: Ceramic Dimensions: Height 2-7/8 in. Classification: Ceramics-Sculpture Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1995 Accession Number: 1995.24.1
a wooden object with two hands on top of each other and one hand holding something in the air
Wikiwand - Neolithic
Clay human figurine (Fertility goddess) Tappeh Sarab, Kermanshah ca. 7000-6100 BC, Neolithic period, National Museum of Iran
an ancient statue is displayed on a black surface
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
MesoAmerica; Chupicuaro; Female anthropomorphic figurine; Ceramic; Period: Late Preclassic period, 500 BC-200 AD
two carved wooden figures are shown in the shape of women's butts and legs
The 'Meaning' of Symbols - Motifs & the Human Nervous System
Figurine féminine, culture Cucuteni, 4050–3900 av. J.-C., Botosani County Museum, Roumanie. Néolithique
an old white carved object on a gray surface with eyes and wavy lines in the middle
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Marble Double Eye Idol, Tell Brak, Syria, c. 4000 BCE
an image of a statue that is on display
Figurine
Figurine, 800s BC Iran, Amlash, 9th Century BC terracotta
a wooden statue next to a ruler on a white wall with black and white stripes
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British Museum. Bone carved female figure. Egypt
an old clay figurine is hanging on the wall
Female Figure | Chupicuaro | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Female Figure Date: 3rd century BCE–4th century CE Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica, Michoacan Culture: Chupicuaro Medium: Ceramic, pigment @themetmuseum.org
a wooden sculpture sitting on top of a black background
mini-girlz
Semi-Translucent Calcite figurine: The Venus of Tursac 25,000 YBP
an old ceramic figurine is standing on its hind legs
Tlatilco female figurine. Central Mexico, site of Tlatilco. 1200–900 B.C.E. Ceramic.
an old clay figurine is displayed against a white background
Female Figure | Tlatilco | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Female Figure Date: 12th–9th century BCE Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture: Tlatilco Medium: Ceramic
a small rock sitting on top of a table
Venus figures from Russia, Ukraine and sites East of the Donau mouth
Gagarino site, Lipetsk region. 20 000 - 22 000 BP
an old bronze statue is standing in front of a gray background with gold dots on it
Centuries Past: Photo
Figurine of Goddess from Anatolian - from early Bronze Age, circa 2500–2300 BCE n
an old, worn out figurine is displayed on a white background
Female Figure | Tlatilco | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Female Figure Date: 12th–9th century BCE Geography: Mexico, Mesoamerica Culture: Tlatilco Medium: Ceramic @themetmuseum.org
a small figurine is sitting on a table
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Female figure, made of gypsum, with a gold mask that stood at a temple altar in Nippur, c. 2700 bce. Courtesy of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad; photograph, David Lees.
two clay figurines are standing next to each other
haniwa | 読み方と発音
The Haniwa (埴輪) are terracotta clay figures which were made for ritual use and buried with the dead as funerary objects. Japan.
an old clay statue sitting on top of a table
The Vinca Culture (Old Europe).
Vinca culture, Balkan, 5,400 and 4,700 BC
an image of two people with big eyes on their heads and one is holding another man's head
History Begins at Sumer
Statues from Sumeria, 5,300 – 2,000 BCE
a statue of a woman with her hands in her pockets
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
The Ozieri culture, Sardinia from c. 3200 to 2800 BC
a statue is sitting on top of a glass
Moravian Venus 22,000 BCE. From a time when women were worshipped as the bringer of life. When hunter- forager societies shared everything before man got the idea of farming and thus ownership - including owning women.
an old bronze object is displayed against a white background
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Western Iran bronze statue, luristan art, 1200-800 BC. مجسمه برنزی، هنر لرستان ۱۲۰۰ تا ۸۰۰ قبل از میلاد By Virtual Museum of Iran Art / موزه مجازی هنر ایران on facebook. IranologySociety.
a rock with carvings on it sitting on a red surface in front of a wall
Relief of Celtic Mother Goddesses found in Cleveland Walk near Roman Bath
Relief of Celtic Mother Goddesses found in Cleveland Walk near Roman Bath
an ancient statue with blue sunglasses on it's head and arms, standing in front of a gray background
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Bone figurine with lapis lazuli eyes, from Upper Egypt, Early Predynastic period, Naqada I, 4000-3600 BC
an ancient statue is shown against a black background
Valdivian Fertility Goddess, origin Ecuador, made in terrracotta, circa 2500-1500 BC Dimensions 24 cm
an ancient statue is displayed in a museum
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Statuette d'homme barbu, peut-être le roi-prêtre. Art mésopotamien, période d'Uruk. Kalksteen (Louvre lens ) - 3300 BC
an old bronze statue is hanging on the wall in front of a gray background, with circles around it's face and arms
Female Figure
Iran , Luristan bronze statue of a female, ca 1000-650 BC.
a ceramic figure with eyes and hands in the shape of a woman
Geometric Period - Gallery
Terracotta female figurine, probably a goddess, from the sanctuary of the lower acropolis of Tiryns, c. 1000 BC. The statuette has raised hands and is wearing a foot-length dress, a diadem on her head and necklaces. Archaeological Museum, Nauplion
a stone statue of a seated woman
Venus from Yeliseevichi (cast)
Venus de Yeliseevichi.
three wooden sculptures with different shapes and sizes
[Goddess on mask] Japanese ceramic figurine "DOGU". BC.2,500 - BC.1,200. This figurine was unearthed on Nakappara Nagano Japan. 長野県なかっぱら遺跡
an ancient stone carving depicting a man carrying a baby
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This graceful Egyptian figure is from 4000 B.C. Unlike the older, swollen-bodied Goddess statues, archaeologists believe this figure, with its bird-like head, crescent sweep of its arms, and hook-shaped hands, represents reincarnation or rebirth instead of fertility. Her stance is similar to the position one takes when "drawing down the Moon."
an ancient statue is displayed on a pedestal
Innana
The Goddess Inanna in breast-offering pose. As early as 3500 B.C.E. Inanna was worshiped as the great Goddess of Sumeria. Also known as Queen of Heaven and Earth, Priestess of Heaven, Light of the World, First Daughter of the Moon, Righteous Justice, Holy Shepherdess, and Loud Thundering Storm.
two pictures of the same object on display
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Marble statuette of a woman (“The Stargazer”), c. 3000 BCE, early bronze age, Western Anatolia?, Cleveland Museum of Art
an old clay figurine is sitting on a white surface with a blue wall in the background
Cucuteni figure.Cucuteni-Trypillian culture (also known as Cucuteni culture, from Romanian; Trypillian culture, from Ukrainian; or Tripolye culture, from Russian) is a Neolithic archaeological culture which existed from approximately ca. 5500-2750 BCE, from the Carpathian Mountains to the Dniester and Dnieper regions in modern-day Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine.
a piece of art that looks like a human body is shown in this image, it appears to be made out of clay
Ceramic Neolithic female figurine Cucuteni-Trypillian culture, ca. 5500-2750 BCE, Archaeology Museum Piatra Neamț
a sculpture of a woman's head with beads on it
Votive figure from Altyn-Depe (the Golden Hill), Turkmenistan. Altyn-Depe is an ancient settlement of the Bronze Age (3,000 - 2,000 B.C.E.) on the territory of ancient Abiver. It's known locally as the "Turkmen Stonehenge".
an old stone jar with a woman's face on it, sitting in front of a gray background
Terracotta plank-shaped figurine | Cypriot | Middle Cypriot I | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Terracotta plank-shaped figurine Period: Middle Cypriot I Date: ca. 1900–1800 B.C