Protohistoric iberian Venus Chalcolithic statue1 of 23 images

Protohistoric iberian Venus Chalcolithic statue

2 950 €

About

This hight Mother Goddess, Protohistoric brown terracotta from the Iberian Peninsula dating from the first Chalcolithic period (3500-3000 BC), transition from the Neolithic period to the Bronze Age. The figure depicts a pregnant woman with her arms holding his belly: it was found in the region of Gibraltar. This kind of idols of fertility are widespread throughout the area South of Spain, Portugal and North West Africa. This Venus statuette has a glossy aspect on the whole despite some lacks due to wear and tear in some places. A declaration of authenticity of 2015 will be communicated with this statuette.

Characteristics

  • Time:Neolithic
  • Origin:Spain
  • Material or technique:Terracotta
  • Sizes:3 x 3 x 11.5 cm (Width x Length x Height)
  • Reference:2691

Conservation status

Really good condition
Lack and restoration at head

Museography

The idol is from an old Italian collection, then has been part of Pablo Pazzi personal collection in Florence, and then from a french collector.

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