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IRAN: GODDESS FIGURES.
Terracotta fertility goddess idols, one with a bird's head (right). Elamite, from Susa, Iran, 3rd millennium B.C.
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0167657
MOLDOVA: GODDESS FIGURE.
Clay fetility goddess figure of the Cucuteni culture, Moldova, 3rd millennium B.C.
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0167658
IRAN: GODDESS FIGURE.
Terracotta fertility goddess figure from Tureng Tepe, northeastern Iran, 3rd millennium B.C.
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ISRAEL: GODDESS FIGURE.
Israelite pillar figurine from a tomb in Bethlehem, possibly meant to represent Astarte, the Canaanite fertility goddess.
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0086011
SACRIFICE TO PRIAPUS.
The sacrifice to Priapus, god of fertility. Italian copper engraving by Jacopo de Barbari, c1500.
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0233220
FINE ART.
Ancient Egypt Wooden statue of the god Osiris (god of fertility and of the dead) - grave good - 715-331 B.C. -.
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0167648
VENUS OF LESPUGUE.
Paleolithic Venus figure from Lespugue, France. Mammoth ivory, c25,000 B.C. Photographed in 1935.
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TURKEY: GODDESS FIGURE.
Terracotta seated figure of a mother goddess giving birth, flanked by leopards, from the Neolithic ruins at Catal Huyuk in southern Turkey, 7th millennium B.C.
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IRAN: GODDESS FIGURES.
Terracotta fertility goddess idols, Elamite, from Susa, Iran, 3rd millennium B.C.
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INDIA: GODDESS FIGURE.
Terracotta mother goddess idol from northern India, 3rd century B.C.
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0141598
FEMME JUIVE OF DJERBA.
Jewish woman in Djerba, Tunisia (on the wall are written the symbols of fertility) 80's. Full credit: AGIP - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0167656
TURKMENISTAN: GODDESS FIGURE.
Seated fertility goddess figure. Painted clay, southern Turkmenistan, late 4th millennium B.C.
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DIONNE QUINTUPLETS, 1934.
Oliva Dionne with his quintuplet daughters shortly after their birth on 28 May 1934 at Callendar, Ontario, Canada.
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0167649
VENUS OF LESPUGUE.
20th-century replica of the Venus of Lespugue, a Paleolithic ivory Venus figure from Lespugue, France, c25,000 B.C.
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0172991
NAILOR: SUN GOD AND MOTHER.
The sun god endowing a Navajo mother with health and fertility. Gouache on paper, c1940, by the Navajo artist Gerald Nailor, Sr.
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0325939
INFERTILITY CLINIC, 1956.
Chief microbiologist Henry Isenberg examining a specimen at the Long Island Jewish Hospital Infertility Clinic in New Hyde Park, New York. Photograph, by Al Ravenna, 1956.
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0033396
DEMETER/CERES.
The Greek goddess (Roman goddess Ceres) of the growth of food plants, enthroned with her attribute of wheat.
Line engraving after a wall painting in Pompeii, Italy, 19th century.
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0051382
TREE OF LIFE.
Yggdrasil in
Norse-Teutonic mythology. Woodcut, 1515, by Hans Baldung Grien.
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0014175
SUMER: DRINKING TROUGH.
End view of a carved limestone drinking trough, probably from the temple of the goddess Inanna at Uruk (Warka), southern Iraq. Sumerian, late prehistoric period, c2900 B.C. Width: 38 cm. (15 inches).
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0023893
VENUS OF WILLENDORF.
Late Paleolithic stone statuette, found in Austria, dating from about 24,000-22,000 B.C.
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0099666
WORLD WAR I: DESOLATION.
The terrible desolation of once-fertile hills and valleys in France. Stereograph, c1918.
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0099541
EGYPTIAN SYMBOL: MENAT.
Various menats, symbols representing the heavy beaded necklace associated with the goddess Hathor. The menat symbolizes the ideas of virility, family and joy.
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0116444
TEST-TUBE BABY, 1978.
Front page of the London, England, 'Evening News,' 27 July 1978, announcing the birth of Louise Brown, the world's first 'test-tube baby,' conceived by in vitro fertilization.
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0275850
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Fictile statuette representing the goddess of fertility 1st-3rd Century A.D., Roman art. Full Credit: DEA / A. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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ARCHAEOLOGY.
Roman civilization, 2nd century A.D. Relief depicting the Allegory of Earth. From Carthage, Tunisia. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
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MERCURY AND PUDICITIA.
Mercury (Greek name Hermes), giver of fertility, offering his purse to Pudicitia, personification of chastity, who refuses it. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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0019307
ISHTAR.
Terracotta mold and plaque of the goddess Ishtar. Old Babylonian period, early 2nd millennium B.C. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0103323
TLATILCO: FERTILITY FIGURE.
Ceramic female figure holding an infant, from Tlatilco, Mexico, 1700-1300 B.C. Height: 17.5 cm.
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0001231
MENNONITES: HEX SIGN.
Tree of Life, symbol of fertility, from an American Mennonite hex sign.
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ROME, ITALY.
People walk by Fontana di Trevi, the most magnificent of fountains. Emil P. Albrecht.
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EGYPT: HATSHEPSUT TEMPLE.
Statue of Hathor, the cow-headed god of fertility, at the 18th Dynasty Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir-el-Bahri, Thebes, Egypt. Photograph, c1907.
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PRIAPUS.
Woodcut from Vincenzo Cartari's 'Imagini de i Dei degli Antichi,' Venice, 1571.
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SYMBOL: POMEGRANATE.
Semitic symbol of life and fertility.
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MARS, DIANA AND VENUS.
Roman dieties. Mars, god of war; Diana, goddess of the hunt; and Venus, goddess of love and fertility. Line drawing.
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0099544
EGYPTIAN SYMBOL: HATHOR.
Hathor, the ancient Egyptian goddess of the sky and of women, fertility and love. Line drawing.
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0099354
SHINTO DEITY: INARI.
Inari, the rice bearer, the Japanese Shinto deity of agriculture and fertility. Line drawing.
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0030557
PATENT MEDICINE PAMPHLET.
Page from a 19th century American pamphlet advertising the German Electric Suspensory Belt as a cure for 'nervous debility' and 'loss of vigor,' discreet terms for impotence.
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0044821
VIKING FERTILITY GOD.
Bronze statuette, Swedish, 11th century.
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0013416
DIONNE QUINTUPLETS, 1934.
Elzire Dionne with her quintuplet daughters shortly after their birth on 28 May 1934 at Callendar, Ontario, Canada.
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0167650
VENUS OF DOLNI VESTONICE.
Paleolithic Venus figure from Dolni Vestonice, Moravia. Ceramic, 29,000-25,000 B.C. Photographed by Andreas Feininger.
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