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Figurine of fertility goddess found in Turkey

The head of an 8,000-year-old statue, believed to belong to a fertility goddess, has been found in western Turkey.

The head of an 8,000-year-old statue of a goddess has been found during excavations in ?zmir’s Ye?ilova tumulus.

Associate Professor Zafer Derin said they had found very important pieces during this year’s excavations, adding that the four-centimeter head of the statue had a special meaning as it was the first of its kind discovered in Turkey.

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Story: Anadolu Agency | Photo: AA Photo

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