Breasts! ceremonial pots, pectorals, doors, walls, fountains

a visual presentation by Max Dashu

This rare series of images includes ceremonial breastpots from China, Tennessee, Nigeria, and the Philippines, from Central America to Central Europe.

The symbolism of women's breasts as lifegivers in wall murals, doors, pillars, funerary urns, even iron furnaces; and in votive plaques, jewelry (especially pectorals of beaten gold), figurines, megaliths, wooden drums, and sculptured fountains.

An amazing and fun exploration of an overlooked female iconography.

a visual presentation by Max Dashu

90 minutes, plus time for discussion and questions (60 minute version also available). Powerpoint, requires digital projector, screen or white wall, mic

Breastpot from Mindoro, Philippines

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