karin frank, the willendorf venus couple
 

karin frank



the willendorf venus couple



The Venus of Willendorf has a husband!
Since the discovery in 1908 of the small, amply formed female figure she has inspired the imagination of many: men as well as women, serving both scientists and artists as an object for projection in very different directions. Male-dominated interpretations see her as a 'Venus' and as a fertility goddess while female-dominated interpretations regard her as a matriarchal mother deity, but many of the hypotheses are based on a lack of knowledge about the society and cults of the later Palaeolithic Stone Age.

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