Prehistoric, Neolithic Terracotta Exceptionally Well Preserved Figurine of the Mother Goddess hiding her Breasts with both hands.

Description
Prehistoric, Neolithic Terracotta Exceptionally Well Preserved Figurine of the Mother Goddess hiding her Breasts with both hands.
ca. 6000-4500 BC.

Prehistoric, Neolithic Terracotta Exceptionally Well Preserved Figurine of the Mother Goddess hiding her Breasts with both hands. A Magnificent and Abstractive Style and portrait Characteristics and disproportionately shaped body- The Head is much bigger than it should be.
A very early prototype of Venus or Aphrodite which will be goddess and symbols of erotica much latter in the Greco-Roman world. This small applique give us the opportunity to ''take a look'' in the early prehistoric neolithic times and how this society and its perceptions of erotica displayed with this extremely abstractive nude body.
Lower was designed to be attached and connected to wooden part or kind of altar.
Extremely rare in this grade of preservation. See Photo

Size:10,1cm.


Item No.M78

Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Collected Since:1970's.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.


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Lot details
Culture
Prehistoric, Neolithic
Material
Terracotta
Object
Exceptionally Well Preserved Figurine of the Mother Goddess hiding her Breasts with both hands.
Century/ Timeframe
ca. 6000-4500 BC.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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