– 400 C.E.
Ancient Cultures

Nude Woman (Venus of Willendorf)


Nude Woman (Venus of Willendorf), c. 28,000-25,000 B.C.E., Limestone, 4-3/8" or 11.1 cm high (Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna)

 

Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris

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Melissa Windham wrote on Tuesday, July 03, 2012

I found this sculpture to be very interesting. To me it could symbolize the natural beauty of the female body. I also believe it also may represent fertility. It is quite interesting, and leaves a sense of wonder to the era.

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