Cradle of Civilization

A Blog about the Birth of Our Civilisation and Development

The “Frog” in history

Armenian Highland, 10th mill. BC

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Poland, 9th mill. BC

10 Questions: Miriam Robbins Dexter on the Power of Female Display

The triangle-shaped female forms shown in petroglyphs at Qutubi in north central Xinjiang, Western China, resemble figures found at far-distant sites, including in Eastern Europe.

Lepenski Vir, Belgrade

Lepenski Vir, Belgrade

Lepenski Vir, Belgrade

Machang Phase pot, Majiayao Culture ca. 2300 BC

Machang Phase pot, Majiayao Culture ca. 2300 BCE, National Museum of China; crouching stone

Machang Phase pot, Majiayao Culture ca. 2300 BC

Crouching stone “fish” figure from the Mesolithic site of Lepenski Vir

Feminine silhouettes from Romania, Poland, Ukraine, ca. 4100-3500 BC

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Bulgaria, 7000-5000 BC

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Romania, 6000 BC

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Serbia, 6000-5000 BC

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Vinca, 6th mill. BC

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Vinca, 5th mill. BC

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Macedonia, 4600-4500 BC

Qijia culture

Qijia culture

Qijia culture

Majiayao culture, Machang phase, ca. 2300–2050 BC

Machang Culture

Machang Culture

Machang Culture, 2453 to 2032 BC

Machang Culture, 2453 to 2032 BC

Machang Culture, 2453 to 2032 BC

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China, 2300-2050 BC

 Machang Culture, 2453 to 2032 BC

Machang Culture, 2453 to 2032 BC

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Susa, 3rd mill. BC

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Mesopotamia, 2700-2500 BC

Croatia, 3rd mill. BC

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BMAC, 3rd-early 2nd millenium BC

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Indus Valley seal

Australia, Neolithic

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Australia, Neolithic

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Australia, Neolithic

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Cypriot seal, 1400-1150 BC

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Lorestan, 1250-650 BC

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Etruscan, ca 550 BC

India, kashmir smat, 2nd AD

Colombia, 1st mill. AD

Nin-imma – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nintinugga – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yoni – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lajja Gauri – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sheela na gig – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cailleach – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Baubo – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hecate – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Trivia (mythology) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Heqet – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nu (deity) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Atum – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kumarbi – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dilukai – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anasyrma – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Liminality – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Animal Symbolism of the Frog

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