Sunday, October 14, 2012

Ariel, the Bird Goddess: Element of Air Wall Plaque

Ariel, the Bird Goddess: Element of Air- by Oberon Zell
Size: 6"diameter, Hand-painted Resin
The ancient Bird Goddess appears first in Paleolithic totemic carvings. By the beginning of agriculture in the Neolithic, Her worship achieved equivalent importance to the Great Earth Mother. Throughout classical antiquity She appeared linked to the worship of many important goddesses in the form of their sacred bird companion and alter-ego, e.g. Aphrodite's dove, Athena's owl, Saraswati's peacock. Her

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