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Fig Green Man Plaque

God of the Forests, Earth and Groves
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Got my second package earlier this week, and am very pleased with the quality of my herbs, resins, bottles and amulets, as well as the excellent packing job and the speedy shipping. I placed my order late Thursday and received the package on Monday. Wicked!!! I also appreciate the free gift that was included. It's adorable and I'm wearing it on my wrist as I type. I'm looking forward to the next order that I'll place for my Midsummer and Lammas supplies ;) Thank you guys! 13 Moons, you are simply the best!
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Large Fig Green Man Plaque

The Large Fig Greenman measures 7 1/2 inches in diameter and is a bas relief plaque crafted of resin. Painted in greens and browns. Perfect for your Fairy Gardens and Home Displays. Includes hook on back for hanging.

God of the Forests, Earth and Groves. From the dawn of agriculture comes the ancient Green God, the Vegetation Spirit who dies in the Fall and returns in the Spring. Found in many cultures around the world, the Green Man is often related to natural vegetative deities springing up in different cultures throughout the ages. Primarily it is interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, or renaissance, representing the cycle of growth each spring. Some speculate that the mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditions of separate ancient cultures and evolved into the wide variety of examples found throughout history.

Parallels have been drawn between the Green Man and various deities. Many see the Green Man as being connected to many heathen gods such as Osiris, Odin and even the Christian Jesus, as well as later folkloric and literary characters such as the Green Knight, John Barleycorn, the Holly King and Tammuz of the Mesopotamians who is thought by some to symbolize the triumph of Green Life over Winter and Death.