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the oldest sculpture known, (40.000 BP) called Lowenfrau, the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931, dated as Aurignacian. Este es un modelo hecho pensando en la hipótesis de que fuera una mujer.En la cueva española de Las Caldas un retrato de animal de hace14 000 años es claramente femenino. Por encima de él se ve como una cabra de montaña, debajo de ella tiene una vulva.

the oldest sculpture known, BP) called Lowenfrau, the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931

This venus is known as the 'Venus of Abri Pataud'. Abri Pataud is a well researched archaeological site within the village of Les Eyzies.ca 21.000

This venus is known as the 'Venus of Abri Pataud'. Abri Pataud is a well researched archaeological site within the village of Les Eyzies.

Kostenki Venus 23 000 - 21 000 BC.  Spinners take note of her headdress - could it be a cap of spun fibers?

mini-girlz: “ Kostenki Venus 23 000 - 21 000 BC Limestone H cm This figurine represents the Palaeolithic ‘Venus’, with overlarge breasts and belly. The faceless head bends towards the chest while the arms are pressed to the body with hands on.

Female fertility figure, Asia Minor, 350-300 BC.

Female fertility figure, Asia Minor, BC, grinning and pointing the way to bliss.

Found in the underground neolithic temple of Malta, 3300   BC

In all forms the Goddess is a very full rounded out figure. either naked or with exposed breasts and often pregnant. Found in the underground neolithic temple of Malta, 3300 BC Alain Richert : Photo