• 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...
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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...
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  • Markets and Stuff
    HUM 2210 Study Guide for Exam #1 List of art and architectural works to identify (you are not required to memorize but rather to match images with name of work, culture of origin): Paleolithic Woman/Goddess, (Venus of Willendorf), ca. 25,000 B.C.E. Woman/Goddess Holding an Animal Horn...
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  • Women in Ancient Times: from Matriarchy to Patriarchy
    than men, but the extent of 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...
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  • History of Sculpture (Europe)
    History of 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...
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  • Pre Historic Art
    ART 1/PREHISTORIC THROUGH GOTHIC ART Chapter 1: The Birth of Art 1-5 Nude Woman (The Venus of Willendorf), 28,000-25,000 B.C. 1-6 Woman Holding a Bison Horn, from Laussel 25,000-20,000 B.C. 1-7 Two Bison, 15,000-10,000 B.C. 1-9 Bison, detail of cave at Altamira, 12,000...
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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...
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  • Venus
    The most 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...
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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...
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  • Prehistoric Guides to Fertility
    but they also allude to their values and beliefs. Consequently, I have decided to compare and assess two prehistoric sculptures referred 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...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    This paper will discuss relative points and insights relating to 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...
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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...
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  • Venus of Willendorf
    Found near the 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Beauty
    The most famous 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...
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  • History of Educational Technology
    proved their shift from nomadic life to agricultural settlement. 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • "Venus" of Willendorf
    The most 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...
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