Mother goddess

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Mother goddess from Çatalhöyük, Turkey, about 8th millennium BC.
Venus of Willendorf, Austria, about 30.000 years old.

A mother goddess is a goddess that is a personification of motherhood, or of fertility. Sometimes, they are called mother earth or earth mother. This concept is usually coupled with a sky father, or father sky. Very often, the mother goddess is also the mother of other deities.