8 6. Женские глиняные статуэтки из поселения Трипольской культуры (Украинская ССР). Энеолит. 3 тыс. до н. э. Москва. Исторический музей.
A variety of Mother Goddess figures of the Paleo and Neolithic periods - dating from 28,000 to 15,000 BCE.
Venus figurines from around the world; small and portable sculptures emphasizing the female form, carried by nomadic tribes
Lion man, Löwenmensch, carved from mammoth ivory, is 30 cm high and 6 cm in diameter. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931, recently dated to 40 000 BC making it the oldest sculpture known. It is now determined to be male. The arms bear striations carved into the ivory. It is pieced together from more than 1000 tiny pieces. Ulmer Museum. Ulm.
The Altamira cave paintings
Among the oldest cave paintings of all, people depicted the animals that they depended on. "Altamira Cave. Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History"
Seated Goddess, Catal Huyuk, BCE -- Ancient Mesopotamia is one of my passions.
Culture of Old Europe Is Uncloaked in an Exhibit
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 4800 to 3000 BC,fertility goddess
Tarpesti Thinker cucuteni trypillian culture Romania neolithic
Cucuteni-Trypillian culture statue Gânditorul din Târpești (The Thinker of Tarpesti) -> similar to Ganditorul de la Hamangia (The Thinker of Hamangia) - and both date back roughly to the same time.
Cycladic Figurines. Notice the shape of their heads.