Jean-Yves Tenaud
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15th century France

15th century France

15th century France

15th century France

North Magnetic Pole - Syrian eye idol, Tell brak region -

North Magnetic Pole - Syrian eye idol, Tell brak region -

Prehistoric Goddess pendant carved from amber, from Eastern Europe by lisby1

Prehistoric Goddess pendant carved from amber, from Eastern Europe by lisby1

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#alchemy

Female figurine from Yemen, 2nd-4th centuries BCE

Female figurine from Yemen, 2nd-4th centuries BCE

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 920, detail of f. 317v (St Martha and the Tarasque). Book of Hours, use ...

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 920, detail of f. 317v (St Martha and the Tarasque). Book of Hours, use ...

Neolithic mother goddess figurine, Sardinia, 5th millennium BCE. Evidence of increasingly elaborate island culture at this time.

Neolithic mother goddess figurine, Sardinia, 5th millennium BCE. Evidence of increasingly elaborate island culture at this time.

Lotus-Headed Fertility Goddess Lajja Gauri  India, 6th century  The Metropolitan Museum of Art  “Lajja Gauri is shown in a birthing posture but does not display the swollen belly of one about to give birth, which suggests that the image is of sexual fecundity. The lotus flower in place of her head makes this association with fertility explicit. This expression of the concept of the female body as the embodiment of life-affirming forces is perhaps the most extreme in Indian iconography.

Lotus-Headed Fertility Goddess Lajja Gauri India, 6th century The Metropolitan Museum of Art “Lajja Gauri is shown in a birthing posture but does not display the swollen belly of one about to give birth, which suggests that the image is of sexual fecundity. The lotus flower in place of her head makes this association with fertility explicit. This expression of the concept of the female body as the embodiment of life-affirming forces is perhaps the most extreme in Indian iconography.

Alchemical illustration of a Homunculus in a vial

Alchemical illustration of a Homunculus in a vial