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The Idol of Pomos, is a prehistoric sculpture from the Cypriot village of Pomos. It dates back to the Chalcolithic period, (ca 3000 BC) The sculpture is on display in the Cyprus Archaeological Museum in Nicosia. The idol represents a woman with her arms spread. Many similar idols have been found on Cyprus. Probably used as a fertility symbol, smaller versions were worn as amulets around the neck, just as this idol wears a small copy of itself.

The Idol of Pomos, is a prehistoric sculpture from the Cypriot village of Pomos. It dates back to the Chalcolithic period, (ca 3000 BC) The sculpture is on display in the Cyprus Archaeological Museum in Nicosia. The idol represents a woman with her arms spread. Many similar idols have been found on Cyprus. Probably used as a fertility symbol, smaller versions were worn as amulets around the neck, just as this idol wears a small copy of itself.

The Kelteminar Culture lasted from roughly 6000 BC - 3000 BC (or before or after, the evidence is scant). What we do know though is they built larger houses, probably to house multi-generational families. They hunted and gathered. But, they were not nomadic. They subsisted primarily on fishing. But unlike the Vinča culture in Serbia, another fishing community they made mother goddess statues rather than fish-man goddesses.   The Kelteminar Culture was primarily a neolithic culture...

The Kelteminar Culture lasted from roughly 6000 BC - 3000 BC (or before or after, the evidence is scant). What we do know though is they built larger houses, probably to house multi-generational families. They hunted and gathered. But, they were not nomadic. They subsisted primarily on fishing. But unlike the Vinča culture in Serbia, another fishing community they made mother goddess statues rather than fish-man goddesses. The Kelteminar Culture was primarily a neolithic culture...

AN ANATOLIAN BRONZE IDOL CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C. The stylized anthropomorphic votive with an ovoid head on a rectangular neck and projecting triangular arms, the face delineated on one side with m-shaped brows merging with the nose in high relief, pellet eyes below, the slit mouth incised, two rows of stippling arching above, one row curved up below

AN ANATOLIAN BRONZE IDOL CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C. The stylized anthropomorphic votive with an ovoid head on a rectangular neck and projecting triangular arms, the face delineated on one side with m-shaped brows merging with the nose in high relief, pellet eyes below, the slit mouth incised, two rows of stippling arching above, one row curved up below

AN INUIT SOAPSTONE CARVING. 9 x 5 inches.

AN INUIT SOAPSTONE CARVING. 9 x 5 inches.

Hundertwasser ,pinturas y ceramicas - Buscar con Google

Hundertwasser ,pinturas y ceramicas - Buscar con Google

Double cruciform figurine  picrolite  Chalcolithic period  3900-2500 BC

Double cruciform figurine picrolite Chalcolithic period 3900-2500 BC

12000 - 6000 AC; estatuilla Gobekli Tepe encontrada cerca de un santuario erigido en el punto más alto de una cresta de la montaña alargada a unos 15 km al noreste de la ciudad de Sanliurfa, en el sureste de Turquía y 500 kilómetros de Estambul, Turquía. Es el descubrimiento arqueológico más sorprendente en los tiempos modernos y también se cree que es la más antigua civilización avanzada en la Tierra.

12000 - 6000 AC; estatuilla Gobekli Tepe encontrada cerca de un santuario erigido en el punto más alto de una cresta de la montaña alargada a unos 15 km al noreste de la ciudad de Sanliurfa, en el sureste de Turquía y 500 kilómetros de Estambul, Turquía. Es el descubrimiento arqueológico más sorprendente en los tiempos modernos y también se cree que es la más antigua civilización avanzada en la Tierra.

[Unknown, Mycenaean female figurine, Clay, ca.1300-1150 BCE.,Cycladic Art] Mycenaean commonly seen with a folded or raised arm female figure. This is a Psi - type work, which means they were either made of ceramic or terracotta,and commonly found in tombs, shrines and settlement areas. This sculpture was at the late stage of Psi-type figurines. It represented goddesses and related with fertility. Identical figurines were found in children’s graves.

[Unknown, Mycenaean female figurine, Clay, ca.1300-1150 BCE.,Cycladic Art] Mycenaean commonly seen with a folded or raised arm female figure. This is a Psi - type work, which means they were either made of ceramic or terracotta,and commonly found in tombs, shrines and settlement areas. This sculpture was at the late stage of Psi-type figurines. It represented goddesses and related with fertility. Identical figurines were found in children’s graves.

mini-girlz: “ Female idol - Early Cycladic 2700 - 2300 BC ” Wow she looks likes a modern art sculpture.

mini-girlz: “ Female idol - Early Cycladic 2700 - 2300 BC ” Wow she looks likes a modern art sculpture.

Terracotta figure holding an infant  1450-1200 BC  Late Cypriot II Culture  (Source: The British Museum)

Terracotta figure holding an infant 1450-1200 BC Late Cypriot II Culture (Source: The British Museum)

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