Lecture: Deconstructing the Myth of the Great Mother Goddess

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February 11: Exhibition Lecture

Speaker: Peter Biehl
Location: 2nd Floor Lecture Hall
Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
15 E 84th St.
New York, NY 10028
Date: Thursday, February 11
Time: 6:00 p.m.
*reception to follow

Deconstructing the Myth of the Great Mother Goddess: Masking and Breaking the Human Body in Old Europe

Dr. Biehl will provide an overview of how the people of Old Europe represented the human body in the form of anthropomorphic figurines made of clay, bone and marble in the 6th and 5th millennium BC and discuss how studying visual representations of the human body can aid us in understanding identity and personhood in the past. One of the main ...

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