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Summary

Currently in Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Çatalhöyük (Catal Hüyük) in Konya Province

Neolithic proto-city settlement in southern Anatolia. Approximately 7500 BC to 5700 BC

Çatalhöyük (Catal Hüyük), West Mound

Early Chalcolithic settlement of Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük

Çatalhöyük; stamp seals

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The backed-clay Seated Woman of Çatalhöyük dates bac to the 6000 BC. t was unearthed by James Mellaart in 1961 1. It is generally regarded as Mother Goddess in the process of giving birth while seated on her throne.

References

  1. James Melaart, Çatal Hüyük, A Neolithic Town in Anatolia, London1967