Although antlers may be considered a masculine symbol, goddesses and female shamans wear them. Deer women appear throughout world mythology. Bendis, Artemis, Elen of the Ways, Satet, and many reindeer goddesses. Female reindeer, btw, have antlers and they are among humanity's oldest deities. (For the less spiritual, you can just enjoy this photo as a sexy Hannibal cosplay.)
The 13,000 year old swimming reindeer sculpture made of mammoth Ivory is phenomenol. The sophistication of the find in particular. The carvings of the two reindeer are remarkable in that they illustrate reindeer, which no longer live in France. Dating was possible as the two reindeer were carved in the ivory of an extinct animal. This dated the find as ancient and required a re-evaluation of the life of humans in the late Ice Age.
Sven Skaltje found the carcasses of two female reindeer whose antlers became entangled during a dominance struggle. He estimated it took them three days to die of starvation. Sweden, 2011 / Three Years Photographing the Sami People - NYTimes.com