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arheologija prahistorija figura glave

Human head figurine from Butmir

Figural sculpture is an especially notable characteristic of the Butmir culture. Most of these finds of human – or rarely, animal – figurines are from the Butmir findspot.

arheologija prahistorija figurina

Figurine of a woman

Most human figurines from Butmir are female and have prominent sexual characteristics. Some items feature carved lines and punctures highlighting clothing details – dress, shoulder straps, necklaces, etc.

arheologija prahistorija figurina

Goddess of Lug

In the 1950s, during construction work near Goražde, two significant archaeological sites were destroyed. At the time, archaeologists were able to record the presence of Neolithic dwellings and gather artefacts, most notably a flat anthropomorphic figurine.