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Pasupati Seal, C. 2500-2400 BC Mohenjodaro | This seal with anthropomorphic form of ithyphallic Shiva is one of the most significant Indus finds attesting the prevalence of Shiva-cult, his personalized Mahayogi or Pashupati form as also his aniconic 'ling' form, as early as Indus days and much before the emergence of Vedic cult. The discovery of the large number of seals leads some scholars to conclude that seals-cutting was one of the major industries of Harappan settlements.

Pasupati Seal, C. 2500-2400 BC Mohenjodaro | This seal with anthropomorphic form of ithyphallic Shiva is one of the most significant Indus finds attesting the prevalence of Shiva-cult, his personalized Mahayogi or Pashupati form as also his aniconic 'ling' form, as early as Indus days and much before the emergence of Vedic cult. The discovery of the large number of seals leads some scholars to conclude that seals-cutting was one of the major industries of Harappan settlements.

Map of invasions, destructions, and possible population movements during the collapse of Late Bronze Age civilizations, c. 1200 BC. (Uploaded by Alexikoua on Wikipedia in 2013 and licensed CC BY-SA 3.0.)

Map of invasions, destructions, and possible population movements during the collapse of Late Bronze Age civilizations, c. (Uploaded by Alexikoua on Wikipedia in 2013 and licensed CC BY-SA

Goddess figurines. A few millennia ago, women were important, and were widely "worshiped".  When did society begin suppressing women?  They were at the center of trades, life, music and dance and feasting and science for hundreds of thousands of years.  Now, the dominant religions insist they cover their bodies. Males insist that women be subordinate. Men feel threatened by women. What happened?

Great Mothers, This was the symbol for 'God' since the beginning of civilization until around 5300 BCE. Humans once revered LifeCreation- The Divine Feminine before adoration was controverted and stolen by death and destruction- The destructive masculine.

Maps on the Web — Europe in 1328.

Maps on the Web — Europe in 1328.

voitto_viinanen_2011.jpg 500×400 pikseliä

voitto_viinanen_2011.jpg 500×400 pikseliä

Doogiehowsr.

Venus figurines from around the world; small and portable sculptures emphasizing the female form, carried by nomadic tribes. Can you name them all, and the regions where they were found?These figures do not represent Venus.