'The Sacred Feminine' transcends history at art and archaeology exhibit

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 | 5:19 p.m. CDT; updated 10:19 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 14, 2009

COLUMBIA — The hushed voices in the exhibition room lent it the air of a shrine, or perhaps a library, cataloging the painted, sculpted and woven images that thousands of years of history had left to the modern world.