witchywonderworks: “ Catal Huyuk, Seated Mother Goddess Catal Huyuk (Catal Hoyuk, Catalhuyuk) was an ancient Neolithic agricultural city in the Anatolia region of Turkey. It is the oldest settlement ever uncovered, dating from She had.
ca. 1500-1400 BCE, Late Bronze Age 1. A major female deity, presumed to be Astarte, figures of this type have been found from The Med to the Near East. Mould-cast glass plaque pierced for suspension; naked standing on a square plinth; holding her breasts. From Tel Atchana; in Alalakh ancient Turkey founded by western semitic tribes the Amorites from Syria during the Middle Bronze Age who adopted Sumerian culture.
Shadi Ghadirian - Preconceptions of Islamic women
Untitled from the Like Everyday Series Shadi Ghadirian’s photos ironically portray a one-dimensional interpretation of housewives, absurdly reducing their identities to cooks and cleaners.
Statue of Queen Zenobia, Latakia, Syria. She sits a 100 metres from the shore and was considered "a thorn in the side of the Romans".
Furniture support: female sphinx with Hathor-style curls,middle bronze age,old Assyrian Trading Colony. ca century BC Anatolia.