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Introduction » Jewelry & Amulets » Pendant of goddess Athena Owl Greece 4th century BC Sterling silver


        

Pendant of goddess Athena Owl Greece 4th century BC Sterling silver

Sterling silver | 25x10 mm | 3 g

 

Product no.: J4
Material: Sterling silver
Size: 25x10 mm
Weight: 3 g
Price:
16.00 EUR (18.73 USD)

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Sterling silver | 25x10 mm | 3 g

This silver pendant is derived from the motif of the arguably best-known ancient coin - the Athenian Tetradrachm. On the back side of the pendant engraved in Greek characters is an inscription of ATHE. Owls are traditionally associated with wisdom and with the goddess Athena although crows rooks and many other common birds are more intelligent. The Ancient Egyptians made a representation of an owl into their hieroglyph for 'm' although they would often draw this hieroglyph with its legs broken to keep the bird of prey from coming to life and attacking.

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Lovely symbolic piece
Rubywings288 from Etsy
18.03.2014 08:59
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