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National Museum of Ireland Sheela-na-gigs

National Museum of Ireland Sheela-na-gigs

National Museum of Ireland Sheela-na-gigs

The Sheela na Gig Pool

Sheela na Gig

Sheela na gig sculptures

Mapping the Mysterious Ancient Carvings of Naked Women Across Ireland

Mapping the Mysterious Ancient Carvings of Naked Women Across Ireland

No one can say for certain when, how, where, or why the Sheela-na-gigs were made, or even what they are meant to represent.

This Sheela-na-gig, carved on Scotland's Rodel Church, survived the purge.

Mapping Ireland's Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals

Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it's only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them.

Stepaside Sheela, Co. Dublin,  Ireland.   This Sheela may be guarding the entrance to a crypt.  photo copyright ©2000 Tara McLoughlin. **Click for more information**

Síla na Géige - Sheela na Gig and Sacred Space, the Cailleach as Creator

Stepaside Sheela, Co. Dublin, Ireland. This Sheela may be guarding the entrance to a crypt. photo copyright ©2000 Tara McLoughlin. **Click for more information**

Mapping Ireland’s Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals

Mapping Ireland's Mysterious Carvings of Old Women Exposing Their Genitals

Sheela-na-gigs can be found all over the country, but it's only recently that academics have been brave enough to study them.

Sheela na gig Necklace - black with patina

Sheela na gig Necklace black with patina | Etsy

A Sheela na gig is a mysterious figurative stone carving that is found on churches, castles and other ancient buildings around the UK and Ireland. It depicts a female figure displaying her vulva. The origins of the Sheela na gig are not known. Several theories exist as to the purpose of these

Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff: Medieval Gallery  The Lavey Sheela-na-Gig

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Mapping the Mysterious Ancient Carvings of Naked Women Across Ireland

Mapping the Mysterious Ancient Carvings of Naked Women Across Ireland

No one can say for certain when, how, where, or why the Sheela-na-gigs were made, or even what they are meant to represent.

Ballylarkin Chuech, Country Kilkenny, Ireland

Sheila-na-Gig(シーラ・ナ・ギグ)

Ballylarkin Chuech, Country Kilkenny, Ireland

Sheela-na-Gig from Chloran, Ireland 12th c., BM Witt 258 British Museum

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Sheela-na-Gig (female deity), Llandrindod Wells [image 1 of 2]  | Peoples Collection Wales

Sheela-na-Gig (female deity), Llandrindod Wells [image 1 of 2]

Description Sheela-na-Gig figures were pagan or early Christian female deities. These figures are found in many places in the British Isles, with clusters known from Ireland and Derbyshire, England. There are only two known Sheela-na-Gigs in Wales (discovered at Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire and Penmon, Anglesey). Such figures usually feature crudely-carved bald-headed crones, with the main emphasis being placed on the figure's exposed private parts. Generally speaking, most known sheelas…

Sheela Na Gigs are quasi-erotic stone carvings of a female figure usually found on Norman, or to be more precise, Romanesque churches. They consist of an old woman squatting and pulling apart her vulva, a fairly strange thing to find on a church. Most carvings are old and often do

Sheela na Gig Wall Plaque | Etsy

Sheela Na Gigs are quasi-erotic stone carvings of a female figure usually found on Norman, or to be more precise, Romanesque churches. They consist of an old woman squatting and pulling apart her vulva, a fairly strange thing to find on a church. Most carvings are old and often do not seem to be

Probably the most famous of the Sheela-na-Gig carvings. Found on the church of St Mary and St David in Kilpeck, Herefordshire and believed to date from around 12th century. The church is famous for its Norman carvings. The Sheela-na-Gig carvings are believed to be a survival of

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Probably the most famous of the Sheela-na-Gig carvings. Found on the church of St Mary and St David in Kilpeck, Herefordshire and believed to date from around 12th century. The church is famous for its Norman carvings. The Sheela-na-Gig carvings are believed to be a survival of pagan beliefs which

Sheila Na Gig - Celtic fertility Goddess.Sheila Na Gig opens her womb to give birth , the womb in the shamanic way is one of the most sacred places on mother earth. it is often called the wishing well. - Noga Gal

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Sheela-na-Gig (female deity), Llandrindod Wells [image 1 of 2]

Description Sheela-na-Gig figures were pagan or early Christian female deities. These figures are found in many places in the British Isles, with clusters known from Ireland and Derbyshire, England. There are only two known Sheela-na-Gigs in Wales (discovered at Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire and Penmon, Anglesey). Such figures usually feature crudely-carved bald-headed crones, with the main emphasis being placed on the figure's exposed private parts. Generally speaking, most known sheelas…