Sacred Display: Divine and Magical Female Figures of Eurasia

by Miriam Robbins Dexter and Victor H. Mair

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface

Acknowledgments


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Female Figures in Eurasian Neolithic Iconography

Chapter 3: Goddesses of the Ancient Near East

Chapter 4: The Power of the Vulva: The Woman Lifts up her Skirt

Chapter 5: Frog Display Figures - Fertile Frogs, Fertile Women, and the Bringing of the Rain

Chapter 6: Erotic and Ferocious Female Figures of South and East Asia

Chapter 7: Goddesses and Monsters of Ancient Greece and Rome

Chapter 8: Irish and British Sheela na gigs and other Irish Female Figures

Chapter 9: A Scandinavian Giantess and the Goddess of Lust

Chapter 10: A Scythian Great Goddess and Fairies of Eastern Europe

Chapter 11: Conclusion


Bibliography

Index


 

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