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She insists that the ancient women of Çatalhöyük decorated shrine walls with images of disembodied breasts, allowing them to exist all on their own and revering them as “instruments of motherhood.” It wasn’t until what she terms the “patriarchal revolution” took place that the breast was assigned a sexual significance. In Desmond Morris explains that in apes, the female’s round, padded buttock operates as a sex-signaling device, letting the male know when to approach.