Known as the "Venus of Willendorf, this figurine was created
about 23,000 BC (ie during the Paleolithic period). These images are reproduced
from the article "Venus of Willendorf," by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe, which
is available here.
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For more information about Catal Hoyuk and this figure, see
"Mysteries of Catalhoyuk!" here.
Minoan Snake Goddess and Her Attendant
Figures from Crete, 1600 BC. The one of the right is widely known as the Minoan Snake Goddess. They were discovered in fragments; experts later added arms and many other parts of the figure, based on their knowledge of similar figures.
These images are reproduced from the article "Minoan Snake
Goddess," by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe, which is available here.
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