Female and Male Figures
Date ca. 3500 BCE
Movement Prehistoric, Neolithic
Dimensions height 4.5”
Provenance Cernadova, Romania
Housed at National Museum of Antiquities, Bucharest
Ceramic figures such as these highlight the rise of oven-fired pottery across Neolithic cultures around this time. Just as abstract as the Woman of Willendorf, though more angular and linear, it is still difficult to interpret the purpose or meaning of these works.