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Journal:   WOMENS STUDIES   FALL 2010 , Volume 8 , Number 2 (24); Page(s) 43 To 73.
 
Paper: 

IRANIAN FERTILITY GODDESSES’ STATUES

 
 
Author(s):  TAHERI SADREDDIN, TAVUSI MAHMUD
 
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Abstract: 

The fertility goddesses are the female deities to watch over and promote productivity, pregnancy, and birth in many polytheistic cultures. Iranian cultures also have praised these goddesses since Neolithic age until Sassanid period, and have built shrines and statues to satisfy them. Plurality of fertility statues shows life rules from our ancestors’ standpoint, and their constant panic of nature rage.
To more easy classification, we have surveyed these objects in seven epochs: Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Achaemenidera, Seleucid-Parthian era, and Sassanidera. It should be mentioned that this approximate classification cannot represent style similarity.

 
Keyword(s): RELIGIONS, MYTHS, FERTILITY GODDESSES, MATRIARCHY
 
 
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APA: Copy

TAHERI, S., & TAVUSI, M. (2010). IRANIAN FERTILITY GODDESSES’ STATUES. WOMENS STUDIES, 8(2 (24)), 43-73. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=194297



Vancouver: Copy

TAHERI SADREDDIN, TAVUSI MAHMUD. IRANIAN FERTILITY GODDESSES’ STATUES. WOMENS STUDIES. 2010 [cited 2021September18];8(2 (24)):43-73. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=194297



IEEE: Copy

TAHERI, S., TAVUSI, M., 2010. IRANIAN FERTILITY GODDESSES’ STATUES. WOMENS STUDIES, [online] 8(2 (24)), pp.43-73. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=194297.



 
 
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