16,000-year-old Mother Goddess 'Figurine' Found in Turkey
The Anatolia News Service is reporting an archeological find in a cave in South Turkey of a 16,000- year-old "figurine" which they term a "Mother Goddess." Archeologists involved in the excavation interpret the finding as showing that women had a high social status at that time. More info here and here. If anyone spots any pics of Her in breaking news stories on the Web, please let us know (in a comment, and I'll transfer the url up here).