The Sisters Of Aphrodite

Bettany Hughes searches for the real women behind the great Goddesses of pre-history.

In an investigation that takes her through the museums of Europe to the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, she discovers that the lives of women otherwise lost to history can be traced from Bronze Age female figurines which have previously been assumed to depict deities.

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Bettany Hughes searches for the real women behind the great Goddesses of pre-history.

In an investigation that takes her through the museums of Europe to the shores of the eastern Mediterranean, she discovers that the lives of women otherwise lost to history can be traced from Bronze Age female figurines which have previously been assumed to depict deities.