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mirekulous:  THIS IS ‘THE MOTHER GODDESS SARDA prenuragic Ozieri culture (3500-2700 BC), Sardinia

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mirekulous: “ THIS IS ‘THE MOTHER GODDESS SARDA prenuragic Ozieri culture (3500-2700 BC), Sardinia ”

Coin with a Head of Apollo and His symbols - circa 450-400 B.C. - at the Paolo Orsi Museum, Syracuse

Coin with a Head of Apollo and His symbols - circa 450-400 B.C. - at the Paolo Orsi Museum, Syracuse

Venus of Von Gagarino - found Tambour, Ucarania, circa 22,000 BCE

Venus of Von Gagarino - found Tambour, Ucarania, circa 22,000 BCE

Venus of Moravany.- Petite figurine préhistorique découverte en Slovaquie au début du 20°s. Elle a été découverte par un laboureur dans son terrain en 1930. Elle est en ivoire, taillée dans des défenses de mammouth et est datée de 22 800 avant notre ère, soit du Paléolithique supérieur. Elle est aujourd'hui exposée dans le Musée National Slovaque au chateau de Bratislava.

Venus of Moravany.- Petite figurine préhistorique découverte en Slovaquie au début du 20°s. Elle a été découverte par un laboureur dans son terrain en 1930. Elle est en ivoire, taillée dans des défenses de mammouth et est datée de 22 800 avant notre ère, soit du Paléolithique supérieur. Elle est aujourd'hui exposée dans le Musée National Slovaque au chateau de Bratislava.

Beaver Creek Rock Art - Petroglyphs, V-bar-V, Verde Valley, Arizona, USA | by N3074Echo

Beaver Creek Rock Art - Petroglyphs, V-bar-V, Verde Valley, Arizona, USA

The V-bar-V petroglyph site is the largest known rock art site in the Verde Valley of central Arizona, and one of the best-preserved. This site consists of 1,032 petroglyphs in 13 panels. Acquired by the Coconino National Forest in 1994, the site is protected and kept open to the public by the US Forest Service. Opening times are Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The petroglyphs were created by Southern Sinagua residents between a period from 1150 and 1400 AD. The site was known to early…

Most of the Venus figures in Malta were found in or around temples, reinforcing the suggesting of an association with religious worship.

Venus figurines

Venus figurines: Form and Function.

Art néolithique - Les Musées Barbier-Mueller

Art néolithique

Women Shamans "DOGU" which were discovered in remains of Aomori. Jomon-era. BC.3,500 - BC.2,500. Aomori Japan. talisman:

Much "DOGU" which were discovered in remains of Aomori. Jomon-era. BC.3,500 - BC.2,500. Aomori Japan. | Prehistoric art, Jomon era, Ancient art

Women Shamans "DOGU" which were discovered in remains of Aomori. Jomon-era. BC.3,500 - BC.2,500. Aomori Japan. talisman:

This seated goddess is not based on any specific fertility figurine, but was inspired by plump, seated goddesses found in the neolithic settlement at Catal Huyuk, Anatolia. She is 5 inches high and is 3.8 inches at her widest point. Each figurine is individually hand made, imperfections are to be expected and no two sculptures are alike and can never be reproduced to the exact same effect. They are one of a kind and unique.

Archaeology Goddess No. 52

This seated goddess is not based on any specific fertility figurine, but was inspired by plump, seated goddesses found in the neolithic settlement at Catal Huyuk, Anatolia. She is 5 inches high and is 3.8 inches at her widest point. Each figurine is individually hand made, imperfections are to be expected and no two sculptures are alike and can never be reproduced to the exact same effect. They are one of a kind and unique. I call these goddesses Archaeology Goddesses because they look like…

chloefrancillon:  Early Cycladic Figure (3200-2000 BCE) Greece : the Cyclades

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chloefrancillon: “Early Cycladic Figure (3200-2000 BCE) Greece : the Cyclades ”

Dolni Vestonice Venus

The Moravany Venus

The Moravany venus, made of mammoth ivory, was discovered in the area of Moravany nad Váhom, a village near the spa resort Piestany in Slovakia.

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(Macedonia) Extremely Rare Electrum Stater. circa  500-450 BCE. this Electrum Stater was minted by the Orrescii, an ancient Thraco-Macedonian tribe. It shows a centaur carrying off a struggling nymph.

Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History

Extremely Rare Centaur Coin, C. 500-450 BC Valued at $180,000, this electrum stater was minted by the Orrescii, an ancient Thraco-Macedonian tribe. It shows a centaur carrying off a struggling nymph....

Nuwa Diosa Madre 4000 B.C. Cultura Hongshan, Collections G. Perera

Nüwa

Nuwa Diosa Madre 4000 B.C. Cultura Hongshan, Collections G. Perera

White Gold: Revealing the World's Earliest Coins at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

White Gold

The first public display of an outstanding group of five hundred miniature masterpieces from two important collections of electrum coins.