Figures that display enlarged hips and breasts and are believed to be fertility symbols or perhaps evidence of a great goddess figure that may have been worshipped long ago before written records
Prehistoric (Paleolithic). 28,000-21,000 BCE. Limestone. Austria. (symbol of fertility)
Prehistoric, c. 2400 bce , from Willendorf, Austria. ca. 28,000-25,000 BC, limestone. Anatomical exaggerations symbolize fertility, representing women, not a specific woman.
Prehistoric (Neolithic). 21,000 BCE. Stone. Wiltshire, England. (burial site, post and lintels, mortise and tennon, cromlech: menhir and megalith)
Prehistoric, Neolithic, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, ca. 2550-1600 BCE, Cromlech stone circle; post and lintel construction of Sarsen and Blue Stones.
Ancient Aegean, Cycladic, from Syros Cyclades, Greece, ca. 2500-2300 BCE, marble.
2600-2400 BCE, Minoan, Marble, now found in Metropolitan Museum of Art, naked woman with strict symmetry, arms folded under gently protruding breasts, as if clutching abdomen, neck is long, head tilted back, face is featureless.