Elizabeth Bohn - Catalhoyuk Goddess Cybele
Paint, Sealant, Gypsum, Cast
Height: 3.75 Inches; Width: 3 Inches; Depth: 3.75 Inches
Enthroned Mother Goddess of Catalhoyuk, Turkey
This inspired statuette depicts the neolithic goddess sculpture discovered at Catalhoyuk, Turkey. Unearthed by the archaeologist, James Mellaart, in 1961. The original statue is a baked-clay and dated at approximately 6000 BC. She is also referred to as Cybele, Kubaba or the Earth-goddess Gaia. Representing fertility, the power of nature and goddess of the animals. Gaia is associated with mountains, caverns and the fertile earth. She is seated on her throne of creative life with felines standing at her sides
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