Earth Mother as Venus of Willendorf

 

Venus of Willendorf, on display at the Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna. Uploaded to the Creative commons by Captmondo
Venus of Willendorf, on display at the Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna. Photo uploaded to the Creative commons by Captmondo 2010

The Venus of Willendorf is estimated to have been carved sometime between 24,000 and 22,000 BCE. It is 4.3 inches tall. Carl Jung speaks of Venus of … Willendorf as an important image in the representation of the Mother Goddess (CW 9i, para. 312).

Reference:

  1. The Archetypes and The Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1)
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