Crowning Egg Goddess with Fish

Clay, Underglaze
5 H x 3" W x 5 D
1999
 

About the Piece

This small sculpture finds its kernel of being in a variety of ancient sculptures such as the Venus of Willendorf.  The all seeing eyes of the Crowning Egg Goddess can be traced to other figures like Goddess, mid-third millennium B.C.E., Treasure of Ur, Mari. The blue sgraffito on her body includes symbols representing fish, swirling lines, snakes, eyes, a sacred triangle, and a wheel of life pattern. The blue lines on her legs recall rivers and bolts of lightening. Her body is giving birth to a cosmic egg.

 

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