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Images of Ecstatic Trance Body Postures. Based on, but not related with (other than in spirit), the findings of Felicitas Goodman.
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Minoan Mother Goddess | Enthusiastical

Minoan Mother Goddess | Enthusiastical | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
These three goddess clay figures, depicted as usual with their arms upraised, are from around 1200 BC, towards the end of the Minoan civilisation. The one on the left has horns and two birds on her head, the one on the right ...
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Pre-Columbian "Female Figurine" (1200 - 500 BC) - Worcester Art ...

Pre-Columbian "Female Figurine" (1200 - 500 BC) - Worcester Art ... | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Sketch of a Pre-Columbian. “Female Figurine". Small ceramic (about 4 inches tall). Mexico, Central Area. Tlatilco,. (1200-500 B.C). Collection of the Worcester Art Museum. by Travis Simpkins. Posted by Travis Simpkins at ...
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A Review of 'Pre-Columbian Remix' Exhibition, at the Neuberger Museum - New York Times

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A Review of 'Pre-Columbian Remix' Exhibition, at the Neuberger Museum
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'The Thinker' of Hamangia: A Modern Statue of the Neolithic - The Epoch Times

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'The Thinker' of Hamangia: A Modern Statue of the Neolithic
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These two clay figurines are considered masterpieces of Neolithic art.
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The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic female figurine found in ...

The Archaeology News Network: Neolithic female figurine found in ... | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
"This find is a sensation in the archaeological world, because so far only a few and small fragments of human figurines from this period have been discovered" - told PAP Jacek Pierzak from the Silesian Regional Office for the ...
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American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Maine Antique Digest

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Large Apache Storage Basket; 7. Navajo Child's Blanket; 8. Lakota Pictorial Cradle; 9. Hawaiian Hook Necklace, Lei Niho/Palaoa; 10.
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Cycladic Idols | sadighgallery

Cycladic figurines are truly interesting pieces, from a stylistic as well as from a thematic point of view. Their very true purpose still remains a mystery that is open to interpretations and a ton of questions.
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Find Felicitas Goodman's publishings and the questions and interpretations will be revealed.
I just wish "science" would catch up! 

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Cassera Arts Premiers Vancouver presents - VODO - ArtfixDaily (blog)

Cassera Arts Premiers Vancouver presents - VODO - ArtfixDaily (blog) | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
ArtfixDaily (blog)Cassera Arts Premiers Vancouver presents - VODOArtfixDaily (blog)The exhibition theme is broad and covers a gambit of cultural objects ranging from West African Fetishes used for healing and protection from evil to Greenland...
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To Love Real Flesh « Unreal Nature

To Love Real Flesh « Unreal Nature | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
prehistoric “Venus” figurines dating from ~ 31000 B.C.E. to 22000 B.C.E. [images from Wikipedia]. Some have seen hatred or a caricature's gibe in this de Kooning apparition. I have been told that she looks ugly.
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The Beginnings of Japanese Art « The Heritage Trust

The Beginnings of Japanese Art « The Heritage Trust | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
03/07/2012 in Books, Japan, Prehistory. The Beginnings of ... The lively imagination and creativity revealed in its hand-modelled earthenware vessels and ritualistic figurines give them a sophistication and an appeal rare in primitive art.
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Antiquities-Saleroom eager for first summer auction, July 13 - Auction Central News

Antiquities-Saleroom eager for first summer auction, July 13 - Auction Central News | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Antiquities-Saleroom eager for first summer auction, July 13Auction Central NewsAntiquities-Saleroom will host an online-only auction of antiquities, pre-Columbian and ethnographic art on Friday, July 13, beginning at 10 a.m.
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Quality Graphic Resources: Tikis and Totems

Quality Graphic Resources: Tikis and Totems | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Tikis and Totems. Labels: tikis, totems. Tikis and Totems. 1 AI | TIFF Preview | 14 Mb. Download Links: letitbit unibytes turbobit. Posted by lexus05 at 3:06 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook ...
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Sober look at people-environment links for Rio+20: Better - Blog

Sober look at people-environment links for Rio+20: Better - Blog | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Figurine of a Cycladic (Keros-Syros culture) woman, dated to 2700–2400 BC and said to be from Syros (photo on Flickr by Ann Wuyts/vintagedept). Tara Garnett, in the current issue of her always-interesting Food Climate ...
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Aegean Lectures - Early Helladic Tombs at Nea Styra, Euboea ...

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Cycladic figurine (No. MK 1252) from Nea Styra, Euboea Helladic Tombs at Nea Styra, Euboea (lecture in Greek) Maria Kosma (11th Ephorate οf Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities)
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European genetic history mystery uncovered using ancient DNA - GlobalPost

European genetic history mystery uncovered using ancient DNA - GlobalPost | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
European genetic history mystery uncovered using ancient DNA
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The Neolithic Goddess on the Throne a terracotta figurine is displayed on February 22, 2013 at the Museum of Kosovo in Pristina.
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Bonhams New York sees highest price for a Polynesian piece at auction during ... - Art Daily

Bonhams New York sees highest price for a Polynesian piece at auction during ... - Art Daily | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Bonhams New York sees highest price for a Polynesian piece at auction during ...
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Peeking in CR's Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - The Costa Rican Times

Peeking in CR's Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) - The Costa Rican Times | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
The Costa Rican Times Peeking in CR's Gold Museum (Museo de Oro) The Costa Rican Times The museum has the permanent exhibits of the Pre-Colombian Gold, and has some temporary exhibits to keep the museum fresh so that people may come each year to...
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CSUS exhibit celebrates Paul Thiebaud as art collector - Sacramento Bee

CSUS exhibit celebrates Paul Thiebaud as art collector - Sacramento Bee | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
CSUS exhibit celebrates Paul Thiebaud as art collector Sacramento Bee In addition to predictable works by major Northern California artists, including his father, Wayne Thiebaud, there are African, pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial works, as well...
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Prehistoric Archaeology Blog: Were Prehistoric Statues Pornographic?

Prehistoric Archaeology Blog: Were Prehistoric Statues Pornographic? | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
The idea that curvaceous figurines are prehistoric pornography is an excuse to legitimize modern behavior as having ancient roots, she says. Her paper, "Pornography is in the eye of the beholder: Sex, sexuality and sexism in ...
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Edward-Dean Museum shows off 'Cabinet of Curiosities' - The Record Gazette

Edward-Dean Museum shows off 'Cabinet of Curiosities' - The Record Gazette | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Edward-Dean Museum shows off 'Cabinet of Curiosities'The Record GazetteIn these sometimes majestic and ornate cabinets, trinkets of all kinds would be on display, such as figurines from around the world; jewelry items; tools; and unexplainable...
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Pre Columbian | Antiques

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Pre Columbian Terracotta Pipe Bowl Impressed Face In 2 Pieces. Pre Columbian ..... PRE COLUMBIAN CLAY POTTERY VESSEL PERUVIAN ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURES GODS ARTIFACT. PRE COLUMBIAN CLAY ...
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Notes from the Cabin....and beyond: More Poles at Totem Bight

Notes from the Cabin....and beyond: More Poles at Totem Bight | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
June 23rd - Our ferry didn't leave today until 3:30 pm (1:30pm check in time), so we had time to drive just a few miles north of our campground to Totem Bight State park. This park, and its display of totem poles was developed ...
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Greek Maymester 2012: Athens and environs | Sunoikisis

Greek Maymester 2012: Athens and environs | Sunoikisis | Ecstatic Body Postures | Scoop.it
Figurine of the Kilia type, from Kilia in Eastern Thrace (European Turkey), ca. 4360-3500 BCE. From the Cycladic Museum (on loan from the American School of Classical Studies in Athens). We visited the Acropolis Museum ...
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A Moveable Beast Cornered in Paris: In Search of the Minoans

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Minoan bull games ... One sees the evolution from highly skilled early work--figures from before 5000 BC, the high achievements of the 1700-1450 BC, and the eventual plunge into the geometric and archaic periods.
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Mesoamerican Art: Exploring the Mayan Apocalypse Through Art ...

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One thing is clear, though: Not only in New Age popular culture but in Mexican and Central American traditional culture and among certain seminal artistic figures of modernism, the idea of a “return of Quetzalcoatl” has remained powerfully...
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