Golden figurine of naked woman found in Danish field. Published on June 24th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks A golden figurine of a naked woman, probably dating back to the 6 century A.D., has been found in a field on the Danish island of Bornholm.
The golden woman appears to be either standing on her toes or jumping up athletically with the insteps stretched. And above the elegantly shaped feet, the calves and knees are clearly visible. When viewing the figurine from the front, it is tempting to associate the naked, buxom, athletic female figure with fertility and health. Close-up of the golden figurine. Remarkably, the back side has ten prominent ‘teeth’, something that has never been seen before. [Full story] Story: Jannette Pippen, The Daily News | Photo: Chuck Beckley, The Daily News Tags: Denmark, Figurines. ARTEHISTORIA _ Arte + Cultura de Espana. Joseph Herscher - Kinetic Artist. The Scream_Edvard Munch. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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