Examples Of Venus Of Willendorf

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In some cultures, people believe that art, magic and rituals will promote fertility. Some believe that an object, such as a statue, could contain the power of fertility. One example would be the Venus of Willendorf. Venus was a name given to female figurines and was thought to be a goddess. This figure is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and looks like an obese woman. The roundness of her body could suggest that she has had multiple children, being very fertile. Another example is The Figure of a Deity. This is a male statue that has his many children clinging to his entire body. This is to say he is a very fertile male. There are many rituals that relate to sex and fertility and having lots of children and a large family
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