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Female gladiator in a victory pose. This 2000-year-old bronze figure is only the second known of a female gladiator. Click through.

Female-gladiator fights appear to have been rare spectacles in the Roman Empire (bronze)

The Gladiatrix: 2,000-year-old statue shows topless FEMALE gladiator standing triumphant over defeated foe  Only second ever statue showing women forced to fight in Roman arenas  Women, too, were forced to fight to the death in gladiatorial combat until they were banned from matches in AD200

The Gladiatrix: 2,000-year-old statue shows topless FEMALE gladiator standing triumphant over defeated foe

She was clearly skilled - her pose is one of victory, and the precise details of the statue suggest it is of a real woman who fought in Roman arenas say University of Granada researchers.

Ancient Greece - 6000-5000 B.C. Steatopygous Idol (George Ortiz,  Collection, terracotta) by RasMarley, via Flickr

mini-girlz: “ Steatopygous Idol Terracotta H: cm From Thessaly (between Volos and Lamia) - found in a well Early Neolithic millennium B.

the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931, dated as Aurignacian

the oldest sculpture known, BP) called Lowenfrau, the Lion Lady Venus - carved from mammoth ivory. It was found in the cave of Hohlenstein-Stadel in the Valley of Lone, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany), in 1931

Hellige tegn og billeder | Gyldendal - Den Store Danske

Billedresultat for Bronze Fibula Brooch. from bronze age in north europe. The Fårdal figure. Woman with corded skirt from the late bronze age.

Женские статуэтки этого типа, сделанные из нильской глины, являются наиболее древними скульптурами в египетском искусстве.

Figure made frome Nile silt, among the oldest sculptures of Egytian art - Naqada…

Cycladic Reclining Female Figure Attributed to the Israel Museum Sculptor, circa 2600 BCE

Cycladic Reclining Female Figure Attributed to the Israel Museum Sculptor, circa 2600 BCE

Female figurine ca. 1400-800 B.C.E. Northern Iran

Ancient Near Eastern Art, Female figurine

Bronze Figure of a 4 armed Goddess 1st Century AD Found in Deccan, India (Source: The British Museum)

Bronze Figure of a 4 armed Goddess. Found in Deccan, India (Source: The British Museum, London). Standing figure of a four-armed goddess, flat-hollow cast in a copper-alloy.

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Venus of Eggendorf - female idol. from Eggendorf am Walde, Lower Austria.

Woman from Dolni Vestonice c.29,000- 25,000 BCE via > IstitutoCentraleDEA Tradizioni Popolari

Female figure from Dolni Vestonice. 29 000 - 25 000 B.

Photo in maskies - Google Photos

Photo in maskies - Google Photos

Little horse on wheels (Ancient Greek child’s Toy). From tomb dating 950-900 BC. Kerameikos Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Little horse on wheels, Ancient Greek child's toy. From a tomb dating BCE, Kerameikos Archaeological Museum, Athens

R E A D this cute story to understand the boards title.

Statue of a god. Fragment of a painted clay statue of a seated unidentified god,wearing homed headdress characteristic of Mesopotamian deity.Found in Ur,Iraq.about 2000-1750 BC

Statue of a god, probably Enlil. Fragment of a painted clay statue of a seated unidentified god,wearing homed headdress characteristic of Mesopotamian deity.Found in Ur,Iraq.

World’s Oldest Venus?  Dated to at least 35,000 years ago. A suspension ring in place of the head suggests that the carving might have been worn as a pendant.   If so, what was it suspend from - twisted fibers?

Venus of Hohle Fels ( height ) woolly mammoth tusk. Venus figurine found in 2008 near Schelklingen, Germany. It is dated to between 35000 & 40000 years ago. It is the oldest undisputed example of Upper Paleolithic art and figurative prehistoric art.

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