Labrys

$ 1300

Size: 30,3 x 22,6 cm

Materials: Watercolour on watercolour paper

Number seventy-five is the Labrys, a double-headed axe that’s closely associated with the Minoan civilization, and specifically with the worship of a goddess. In Crete, the symbol always accompanies female deities and may have been the symbol of their creator Goddess. It may also be interpreted as a butterfly relating to the Minoan butterfly goddesses shown in the shape of a labrys. According to some archaeologists, it was used by Minoan priestesses for ceremonies. Since the 1970s, it’s been used as a symbol of independence and self-sufficiency, and strength among feminists and lesbians.The background was created by letting the colours spread under plastic wrap.

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Labrys - 100 Sacred Symbols in Watercolour by Linda Ursin

Size: 30,3 x 22,6 cm

Materials: Watercolour on watercolour paper

Number seventy-five is the Labrys, a double-headed axe that’s closely associated with the Minoan civilization, and specifically with the worship of a goddess. In Crete, the symbol always accompanies female deities and may have been the symbol of their creator Goddess. It may also be interpreted as a butterfly relating to the Minoan butterfly goddesses shown in the shape of a labrys. According to some archaeologists, it was used by Minoan priestesses for ceremonies. Since the 1970s, it’s been used as a symbol of independence and self-sufficiency, and strength among feminists and lesbians.The background was created by letting the colours spread under plastic wrap.

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Dimensions 30.3 × 22.6 cm

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