Results for: Sheaf

What is a sheaf of wheat?

Wheat is a form of grass. Like grass, it grows in individual stalks  with the actual edible wheat at the top of the stalk. Each stalk is  tall. You cut it off at the bottom. (MORE)

Why did Demeter use a sheaf of wheat or barley as a symbol?

To show she was the goddess of crops. It would make sense that one of her symbols is wheat, as she is the Greek goddess of the harvest. To show that she was the goddess of gro (MORE)