Spider - Damhán Alla
Spider - Damhán Alla
Spider - Damhán Alla

Spider - Damhán Alla

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The Spider - a much feared but respected of insects. It’s discovery in a house can lead to screaming..followed by cries of “get it out”..followed by… “but don’t kill it!” It was and still is considered unlucky to kill a spider. The origin of the Irish word is unclear, but “damhán” means little ox. Maybe it refers to its industriousness! While not an obvious candidate for deification, in Africa Anansi was a spider deity who outwitted and defeated many more powerful deities.

This product measures 27mm long and 13mm wide.