mysterious women of the bronze age

the yapi kredi culture center’s (yky) vedat nedim tor (hail thor!) museum is now featuring an exhibition called “mysterious women of the bronze age” through march 30, 2006. dozens of figurines and idols from all over anatolia can be seen until that day. in search of the cult of goddess the mother, different from the big three religions, our long forgotten ancestors’ silent scream from 5000 years ago is heard again.

you can visit the exhibiton to see inside the hourglass of how profolic, fertile, terrifying goddess the mother vision became beatiful root of modern art through the centuries.

weekdays: 10:00 – 19.00
saturdays: 10:00-18:00
sundays: 13:00 ? 18:00

yapı kredi kultur merkezi,
istiklal st, no: 285, 34433
beyoglu, istanbul

1 Comment so far

  1. aynadakileke (unregistered) on November 1st, 2005 @ 11:06 am

    If you are interested in exploring the abstraction and symbolization capabilities of prehistoric ages, then, it is an amazing exhibition, and a “must see” for sure…

    Today I spent half an hour watching the tiny figurines and admired the great imagination power that shaped them thousands of years ago…



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