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Figurine of a woman

  • arheologija prahistorija figurina


Most human figurines from Butmir are female and have prominent sexual characteristics. Some items feature carved lines and punctures highlighting clothing details – dress, shoulder straps, necklaces, etc. The representations of female figures probably had cultic roles to play, considering that they were quite commonplace in the matriarchal Neolithic Period.

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The artefacts are kept in storage in the Archaeology Department, where they may be accessed by prior arrangement with department staff.
  • arheologija prahistorija figurina