The Shoshan (LiIy) and Pelta (Amazon shield) as Complements to the Star of David, and their Significance-
We shall see in the following that the Shoshan and the Pelta found at Ein Yael are the constant companions of David's shield (see p. 1). While the Star of David is a newly appointed emblem - of the newly-created Judeo-Christian religion - its two companion signs are traditional, the Shoshan, in its twofold formulations from Jewish religious art and the Pelta from Greco-Roman mythology.
6. Three-foiled Shoshan - Symbol of Upper Egypt
and Papyrus - Symbol of Lower Egypt. From the 2nd millenium B.C.E
Picture from Wikipedia
7. Thebes -two free standing pillars in front of the Temple of Amon, Kernak. Three-foiled Shoshan - Symbol of Upper Egypt and Papyrus - Symbol of Lower Egypt from the 2nd millenium B.C.E
9. Three-foiled Shoshanim on ceramic vessle from Middle-Minoan Crete between 2000 and 1550 B.C.E