Normality? Enhancement? An historical perspective

Venus von Willendorf 01.jpgI think this famous figurine, Venus / Woman of Willendorf, made between 28000-25000 BCE, comments interestingly on posthuman notions of normality and enhancement. Does the figurine represent a normal female body representative of the period, or have certain features been exaggerated –  if so for what purpose(s)? Breasts are certainly attributes that are still enhanced through surgery/padding by modern women.

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