Ancient Greek Bronze Museum Statue Replica Athena Owl Collectible
Dimensions: 15.5cm x 6cm
Color: GREEN/GOLD OXIDIGATION
This is a handmade Museum Statue Replica Athena Owl Collectible, from 100% bronze using the traditional “lost wax” technique.
This is the same technique used by the ancient Greeks to create bronze sculptures and arsenal.
The prototype which it was made by is a museum exhibit.
The green / gold color is given through the process of oxidization
InGreek religion and mythology, Athena or Athene, also referred to as PallasAthena/Athene, is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization,law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts,crafts, and skill. Minerva is the Roman goddess identified with Athena.
Athenais also a shrewd companion of heroes and is the goddess of heroic endeavour.She is the virgin patroness of Athens. The Athenians founded the Parthenon onthe Acropolis of her namesake city, Athens (Athena Parthenos), in her honour.
Athena’sveneration as the patron of Athens seems to have existed from the earliesttimes, and was so persistent that archaic myths about her were recast to adaptto cultural changes. In her role as a protector of the city (polis), manypeople throughout the Greek world worshiped Athena as Athena Polias. The cityof Athens and the goddess Athena essentially bear the samename,”Athenai” meaning “[many] Athenas”.