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STEATOPYGOUS (FAT BUTTOCKS)

"Steatopygous statuette (female with fat buttocks)" (see related A | B | C | D | E | F) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA

In ancient times, obesity was a symbol of fertility prompting appreciation of "callipygean" women - those with fat buttocks (pygus) considered beautiful (cali as in calisthenic, calligraphy, California ...). see notes in related images. 

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