906 Goddess of Periodic Regeneration                                           

The Goddess of Periodic Regeneration controlled the upper and lower waters. 

As a source of rain, she was represented by nude rain-invoking women holding large basins with decorative motifs made up of parallel lines, zigzags, dotted bands, and breasts on water containers. 

                                 H. 39 1/4" W. 52 1/4"

Gimbutas, Marija.  The Goddesses and Gods of Old Europe: Myths and Cult Images.  University of California Press, 1982. pp. 145, 183. 

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