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Terence Meaden Fertility images, flint figurines, and carved stone heads from near Avebury

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Mostly portable small finds indicative of a fertility religion from the five temple areas and shrines dated to the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age on the high downs east of Avebury in Southern England. Private collection. Book "The Lost World" in preparation. © Terence Meaden

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Hieros gamos in Neolithic Ireland: AT SUNRISE at the quasi-equinoxes the sun shines on the male pillar stone which throws a male shadow upon the adjacent lozenge-shaped female stone. Edinburgh University, Festival Dates, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Meant To Be, Sunrise, It Cast, Fertility, Circles

Silent Earth: Dr Terence Meaden’s Research into the Core Meaning of Axial and Recumbent Stone Circles.

Part 1: The March and September Quarter Dates A guest post prepared by Dr G. Terence Meaden mid-March 2019 Advances in archaeoastronomy are announced that introduce a new approach to examining the axial and recumbent stone circles of Ireland and Scotland by studying them at sunrise on what are deduced preplanned dates built into the […]

Silent Earth: Dr Terence Meaden’s Research into the Core Meaning of Axial and Recumbent Stone Circles. Festival Dates, Cave Painting, The Lost World, Art Carved, Stonehenge, Stone Carving, Sacred Geometry, Rock Art, Archaeology

Silent Earth: Dr Terence Meaden’s Research into the Core Meaning of Axial and Recumbent Stone Circles.

Part 1: The March and September Quarter Dates A guest post prepared by Dr G. Terence Meaden mid-March 2019 Advances in archaeoastronomy are announced that introduce a new approach to examining the axial and recumbent stone circles of Ireland and Scotland by studying them at sunrise on what are deduced preplanned dates built into the […]

A Red Terracotta Mother Goddess figurine discovered at Skorba Temples in Mgarr, Malta exhibited at the National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Malta, Symbolic Art, Ancient Goddesses, Paleolithic Era, Mother Goddess, Effigy, Divine Feminine

Déesse-mère ou déesse de la fécondité découverte sur le site de Skorba (4400-4100 BCE). . . . . This is the only artefact on this board which is not from Terence Meaden's private collection.

British Neolithic Goddess figure sculpted in three parts weighing and Total Discovered by Terence Meaden at a Neolithic shrine in the Avebury Hills. Full details will be announced in THE LOST WORLD. World Discovery, The Lost World, Mother Goddess, Goddess Art, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Divine Feminine, Stone Carving, Caves

These are the three parts of the fertility goddess reassembled since the shrine was abandoned about 1600/1500 BC. British Neolithic/EBA. The full story is being given in THE LOST WORLD, by Terence Meaden.

Triangular cult icon from the British Neolithic/EBA, 5800 - 4000 years ago. Found alongside a tonne triangular megalith, and with associated Goddess fertility icons found quite close. Details will be given in THE LOST WORLD, by Terence Meaden. The Lost World, Mother Goddess, Tonne, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Ancient Civilizations, Fertility, Archaeology

Triangle stone with a cupmark hollowed at the vertical edge of the apex. Found alongside a 1.4 tonne triangular megalith. Not far away were the breasts and head illustrated previously. British Neolithic. 5800 to 4000 years old. Full details will be given in THE LOST WORLD, by Terence Meaden.

Goddess lozenge /pentagonal stone with reddened vulva. From THE LOST WORLD by Terence Meaden World Discovery, The Lost World, Beltane, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Serendipity, Fertility, Sunrise

Triangular topped megalith with red vulva. Fallen backwards. Formerly upright and aligned with the Beltane sunrise. Totterdown or Tar'tar'down or Tar'tar'dun. The vulvar feature has been reddened through propitious serendipity by red algae. Late Neolithic. 2700-2500 BC. Discovered 1996, by Terence Meaden. Published 1999 in "Secrets of the Avebury Stones".

Front and back of a stone that has been artificially pierced at the apex by a circular hole. From a Neolithic site at Moon Temple, in Wiltshire. THE LOST WORLD (c) by Terence Meaden World C, The Lost World, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Fertility, Destiny, Romantic, Magic

The magic of this artefact is further enhanced because I found it in combination with the round-faced icon illustrated in the previous picture. 13kg. Moon Temple. Neolithic/EBA 5800-4000 BC. From "The Lost World" by Terence Meaden---in advanced preparation. Publishers are invited.

British Neolithic carved head from Moon Temple near Avebury---discovered by Terence Meaden. The features are generally similar to the Baltic skull: rounded top of head, prominent eyebrows, triangular face, long nose. World Discovery, The Lost World, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Facebook, Stone Sculpture, Prehistoric Age, Prehistoric

A face from the world of Neolithic Avebury, Southern England. A rounded sarsen stone weighing 27kg. SF 10. Moon Temple Shrine. 5800-4000 years old. Dr Terence Meaden

Side view of a flint figurine from the shrine at Moon Temple in Wessex. From THE LOST WORLD, by Terence Meaden The Lost World, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Side View, Fertility, Temple, Lion Sculpture, British

Side view of a flint figurine from the V2 shrine at Moon Temple. SF 57. British Neolithic/EBA. 5800-4000 years ago.

SF A possible flint figurine from the Moon Lodge. Small Icons, The Lost World, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Fertility, Prayer, Lion Sculpture, Stones, British

Flint figurine, as found. SF 61. British Neolithic/Early Bronze Age. 5500-4000 years old.

Figurine from Moon Lodge Sanctuary, North Temple. to 4000 years old. Small Icons, The Lost World, Mother Goddess, Prehistory, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Sculptures, Fertility, Prayer

Figurine from Moon Lodge Sanctuary, North Temple. British Neolithic/Early Bronze Age. c.5800 to 4000 years old. SF 82a. Terence Meaden.

Carving of a head inside West Kennet Long Barrow. THIS IS THE OLDEST DATED REPRESENTATION OF A HUMAN HEAD KNOWN FOR BRITAIN. circa 3650 BC. First recognised by Terence Meaden in1997 (reference  SECRETS OF THE AVEBURY STONES, 1999). World Discovery, The Lost World, Human Head, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, Fertility, Britain, Sculpting, Garden Sculpture

Carving of a head inside West Kennet Long Barrow. THIS IS THE OLDEST DATED REPRESENTATION OF A HUMAN HEAD KNOWN FOR BRITAIN. circa 3650 BC. First recognised by Terence Meaden in1997 (reference SECRETS OF THE AVEBURY STONES, 1999).

Sarsen head in left profile. SF 78. Found together with a sarsen triangle. The Lost World, Bronze Age, Stone Carving, British Isles, Caves, More Pictures, Fertility, Triangle, Stones

Sarsen head in left profile. SF 78. Found together with a sarsen triangle.

Head with nostrils---emphasised by the use of string). SF Bed of the River Kennet. (c) Dr Terence Meaden The Lost World, Stone Carving, Fertility, River, Bed, Stone Sculpture, Stream Bed, Beds, Rivers

Head with nostrils---emphasised by the use of string). SF 66. Bed of the River Kennet. (c) Dr Terence Meaden