Mythic Images from Sadberk Museum

This website is the place for some of our favorite mythic images–artifacts, art, and sacred sites–from members’ collections.  We will only share them with members!

1. Our Girls in Büyükdere (three Neolithic Anatolian goddess figures from the Sadberk Hanim Museum outside of Istanbul), shared by Sid Reger from a visit to Turkey in 2006. I haven’t seen a detailed discussion of these three ladies, but I know they are from Hacilar.

Sadberk is a small private museum not to be missed–one lovely boat ride away from Istanbul. The museum itself has won architectural awards for blending Ottoman yeli style with a modern expansion.

Neolithic goddesses, Sadberk Museum, outside of Istanbul

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