Owl of Athens - bronze

Owl of Athens - bronze

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$79.00
An owl (Athene noctua) traditionally represents or accompanies Athena, the virgin goddess of wisdom, The owl became thus the symbol of the city of Athens, whose patron god was Athena. The owl has been used henceforth as a symbol of knowledge, wisdom, perspicacity and erudition throughout the Western world

An exact museum reproduction made of solid bronze oxidized to resemble the archaic appearance of the original.


Characteristics

Material
Bronze
Height
16 cm (6.3 in.)

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