Self portraits or fertility symbols? Venus figurines of Upper-Paleolithic Eurasia [NUDITY] - Steemit

Above: Comparison of body-view for pregnant woman (top) and Venus figurine (bottom). As seen in the image above, many of the more famous Venus figurines share the aesthetic of exaggerated female traits. Large breasts, hips, abdomen and reproductive organs, along have minimal details in the head and face define the popular vision of the Venus figurine.