These Spider and Bull Archaeology Barrettes from the” ancient ties” wood barrette series, features motifs originally found on pottery shards in the archaeology excavations at Megiddo and Lachish in Israel.
Fashioned from hardwoods by Etz-Ron, these hair barrettes are decorated with designs patterned after those found on pottery of the Canaanite, Egyptian and Philistine peoples from before the period of the exodus through the period of the Israelite kings. Typical motifs found on the pottery were fish and birds looking back (Philistine), birds and palm, ibex and palm (Canaanite) and geometric patterns.
Hair combs, hair slides and hair ornaments have been found in archaeological sites in Israel dating from as early as 12,000 years ago, made from shell, bone, and wood.
The hair barrettes are made from a variety of light colored hard woods such as maple, beech, cherry and more. The metal barrette fastening on the back side is screwed into the wood.
Thie spider designisburnt onto the wood, the bull is drawn on.
Dimensions: 3.75″ x .82″ x .6 Th “(9.5 x 2 x 1.5 Th cm) including barrette back.
Choose between the Spider or the Bull.