19.                                                 THE SEATED GODDESS
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Take a close view of  the goddess. It is not a find from the archeological site. It was discovered in the near-by area. The massive hips are prominent and it obviously represents a well-fed woman.

To my view, she is dressed in a garment similar to the tunic reconstructed by Dimov.

She is seated on her heels. What seems to be the representation of breasts, might be her arms bent forward with protruding elbows.

Is it possible that the figure has assumed a pose that can be described as a posture of meditation?

Or a posture of ritual hearing?

 
 


 
 
 

 

 

 

Todor Dimov: "seated female clay figurine from the area of the village of Cherna, Dobrich region (the beginning of the 5th millennium B.C.) - culture Hamangia III."

 

Last update made on 03-11-2007


 

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