Anthropomorphic Two-Faced Lithic Sculpture

Museum of The Origins of Man

ART OF THE HARROYAN POST-PALEOLITHIC CIVILIZATION




Anthropomorphic two-faced lithic sculpture. It represents a two-faced divinity. Origin: Babylon. Iraq
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Vase in painted ceramics, scene of combat between a man and a man with two-faced head that represents Argon, Greece.


Two-faced anthropomorphic sculpture in marble. It represents two-faced Janus. Vaticans Museums, Rome. Italy.

Anthropomorphic lithic sculpture two-faced. It represents a man sitting with two head joined for the nape, and look in opposite direction. It represents two-faced January;Collocation: Cathedral, Parma, . Age: XIII century, a.D.Italy.


Anthropomorphic two-faced lithic sculpture. It represents " two-faced January that warms himself at the fire ", Collocation: Cathedral of Parma, . Age: XIII century a.D. Italy.


Anthropomorphic two-faced wooden sculpture. It represents half human head of living and half human head of defunct, tha. . Musée Royal of the Central Afrique, Tervuren, Belgium. Origin:Central Africa.


Two-faced anthropomorphic wooden sculptures. It is one of the many versions of the bifrontism (two-faced), . Musée Royal of the Central Afrique, Tervuren, Belgium.Origin:Central Africa.


Lithic sculpture in bas-relief. It represents a man with two-faced head, sitting between two rearing horses. It is called " dominating divinity God of the animals ". Two animals at the sides of the divinity God, are a new recurrent topic in the iconography of the first urban civilizations.
Size: height cm. 30, widht cm. 38, thickness max cm. 17. Origin: Villaricos, Spain. Archaeological museum of Barcelona, Spain.





Anthropomorphic lithic two-faced sculpture.
It represents a celtic-Gaulish God
Size: height cm. 30 approximately.
Origin: Roquepertuse, Mouths of the Rhone, France.
Musée Lapidaire of Marseilles, France.


Drawing published in XVII century. It represents a man with two-faced head; the wings, a rooster on the head, and that with one hand supports an object not defined, while with the other hand supports a fish. It represents Wejopatis, prussian God of the wind.
Christianity had not still conquered all Europe, This is an ulterior testimony of how much the religions have roots in the people.
, Origin: Prussia, Germany.


Anthropomorphic two-faced lithic sculpture. It represents the divinity God Agni with two heads,
that symbolizes " the domestic and the sacrificale fire". . Age: II century B.C. Museum Guinet, Paris. Origin: India.


Anthropomorphic wooden two-faced sculpture. It is a mask for dance, for cult rituals. British Museum, London.
Origin: Ekoi, Region of the Cross River, Nigeria.

Sculpture in two-faced anthropomorphic ceramics . It represents a nude woman with two heads. It represents a divinity connected to the cult of the fecundity. Origin: Tlatilco, Mexico. Dating: 1100 - 500 B.C. National museum of Anthropology of City Mexico


A bove a picture of a roman coin Janus a two headed god, of which we derived the name of the month January from a time which look back to the old year to the new. Italy.

Anthropomorphic two-faced sculpture in limestone. Museum fur Volkerkunde, Hamburgh, Germany. It represents a man with two heads, that represents an " ancestor ". Origin: New Ireland.






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