• The Venus Willendorf and Laussel
    The Venus Willendorf and Laussel During the Upper Paleolithic era artists created a wide range of small sculptures. These sculptures were made from various materials, including ivory, bone, clay, and even stone. They represented humans, as well as animals; they even combined them at times. Most...
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  • THST
    8/30/13 Venus of Galgenberg – no facial features, appears to be dancing, vulva is indicated due to the crease between her legs which means it’s female. No idea if used in ritual. Venus of Willendorf – large breasts, maybe pregnant, covered face, clear vulva Venus of Laussel – fingers are clear...
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  • Markets and Stuff
    work, culture of origin): Paleolithic Woman/Goddess, (Venus of Willendorf), ca. 25,000 B.C.E. Woman/Goddess Holding an Animal Horn, (Venus of Laussel), ca. 25,000 B.C.E. Woman/Goddess (Venus of Lespugue), ca. 25,000 B.C.E. Woman/Goddess (Venus of Brassempouy), ca. 21,000 BC Cave paintings, ca. 30...
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  • Women in Ancient Times: from Matriarchy to Patriarchy
    the gap between the sexes varies across cultures and time. <br> <br>Images of women, mostly figurines of the same type as the "Venus" of Willendorf*, Lespugue** and Laussel*** (old statuettes representing obese women, women whose wombs and hips are extremely exaggerated) all dating to the Paleolithic...
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  • History of Sculpture (Europe)
    Sculpture Prehistoric Periods Much surviving prehistoric art is small portable sculptures, with a small group of female Venus figurines such as the Venus of Willendorf (24,000–22,000 BC) found across central Europe;  the 30 cm tall Lion man of the Hohlenstein Stadel of about 30,000 BCE has hardly...
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  • History of Educational Technology
    Ancient tools conserved in different museums, cave paintings like Altamira Cave in Spain, and other prehistoric art, such as the Venus of Willendorf, Mother Goddess from Laussel, France etc. are some of the evidences in favour of their cultures. Neolithic Revolution of Stone Age resulted into the appearance...
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  • Venus of Willendorf: the Image of Beauty and Survival
    Venus of Willendorf: The Image of Beauty and Survival The Venus of Willendorf illustrates the characteristics of a woman in a utopian society because her figure demonstrates a society in which there is a stable food supply, and her most feminine features, breasts, hips and buttocks, are accentuated...
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  • Venus of Willendorf: An Annotated Bibliography
    Professor Weber ARH2050 Venus of Willendorf: An Annotated Bibliography Witcombe, C. 2003. “Women in Prehistory: The "Venus" of Willendorf” http://www.asu.edu/cfa/wwwcourses/art/SOACore/Willendorf_portfolio.htm Witecombe’s article was useful in describing the material the figure was carved from...
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  • Venus
    famous early image of a human, a woman, is the so-called "Venus" of Willendorf, is a 11.1 cm (4 3/8 inches) high statuette of a female figure, discovered at a Paleolithic site in 1908 at a Aurignacian loess deposit near the town of Willendorf in Austria. It is now in the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna...
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  • The Venus of Willendorf Formal Analysis
    The Venus of Willendorf is one of the oldest and most famous early images of a human. She represents what use to be the “ideal woman” with her curvy figure and the emphasis on fertility seen in the features of her sculpted body. This paper will analyze the Venus of Willendorf sculpture in terms of its...
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  • Humanities Final Paper
    HUMN303 - DeVry University- April 21, 2013 Venus de Willendorf vs. Barbie With Time, Brings Change HUMN303 - DeVry University- April 21, 2013 Venus de Willendorf vs. Barbie With Time, Brings Change Introduction Venus de Willendorf is a statuette that first appeared during the Upper Paleolithic...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    town of Willendorf in Austria by an archaeologist named Joseph Szombathy, the approximately 4½ inch tall statue of a female figure most commonly known as the Venus of Willendorf or Woman of Willendorf is one of the earliest representations of the human figure ever created. The Venus of Willendorf possesses...
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  • Prehistoric Guides to Fertility
    to as The Venus of Willendorf and The Valdivian Female Figure. Although many scholars have associated both works of art with fertility, they also have quite distinguishable contrasts and similarities when considering their individual visual element and purpose. The Venus of Willendorf was discovered...
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  • Venus De Willendorf Vs. Barbie
    Your Name April 21, 2013 Venus de Willendorf VS The Barbie Doll Who are they today? Venus de Willendorf and Barbie are two very different representations of women and their beauty. Both are man-made and inspirational, both from two very different times. Venus by the homosapiens millions of years...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    sculpture of the Paleolithic era, specifically the Venus of Willendorf, through the essays of Christopher Witcombe. Venus is a term that has long been associated with artwork, most specifically the classical forms of beautiful women. The term Venus has also come to represent female sculptures of the...
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  • The Human Body in the Art World
    body: the Venus of Willendorf, the Woman from Syros, Menkaure and Khamerernebty, the Snake Goddess, and Weary Herakles. The first work of art that focuses on the human body is from the Paleolithic Age, dates from 28,000 to 25,000 BCE, and is known as the Venus of Willendorf. It was given...
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  • Beauty
    early image of a human, a woman, is the so-called "Venus" of Willendorf, found in 1908 by the archaeologist Josef Szombathy [see BIBLIOGRAPHY] in an Aurignacian loess deposit in a terrace about 30 meters above the Danube river near the town of Willendorf in Austria. The earliest notice of its discovery...
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  • "Venus" of Willendorf
    famous early image of a human, a woman, is the so-called "Venus" of Willendorf, is a 11.1 cm (4 3/8 inches) high statuette of a female figure, discovered at a Paleolithic site in 1908 at a Aurignacian loess deposit near the town of Willendorf in Austria. It is now in the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    The Venus of Willendorf Ever since the beginning of the Stone Age around 25,000 B.C. and throughout the late classical period in 400 B.C., we can infer and see that both men and women have been portrayed in many ways when viewing particular cultures around the time period. The representation...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    Venus of Willendorf June 13th 2011 Found sometime during 1908, George Grant MacCurdy an Anthropologist unearthed a palm sized figurine of a woman. This woman has been given the name Venus of Willendorf. Willendorf was a nearby village in Australia, where the palm sized artifact was found. Venus of...
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