Goddess on the Throne

Living in Kosovo, I see renditions of a terra cotta figure everywhere.

Traffic light on Bill Klinton Blvd.
Pristina postcard

Turns out, this figure is called Goddess on the Throne, and it dates back to 4,000 B.C. It was stolen and only recently returned.

Photo Credit: CTV News

Goddess on the Throne is now on display at The Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik). Unfortunately, taking photos is not allowed. 😦 I was surprised to find that she is small … only about 6 inches high!

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