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Athena (Minerva)

Athena (Minerva)

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Athena (Minerva) Photos

Portrait of Athena
I love this portrait of me – I look so wise and powerful. [Painting by Gustav Klimt, 1898.]


Athena in Austria
They sure do love me at the Austrian Parliament. [Sculpture c. 1893-1902.]


Visiting Apollo
Just visiting my bro Apollo on my cloud-mobile. No big deal. [Painting by Arnold Houbraken, 1703.]


Athena and the Muses
Spending some quality time with muses. [Painting by Hans Rottenhammer, 1603.]


Athena and Hephaestus
So not in the mood. How many times do I have to tell Hephaestus I'm NOT interested? [Painting by Paris Bordone, c. 1555-1560.]


Athena vs. Ares
Duking it out with a lesser god of war. [Painting by Jacques-Louis David, 1771.]


Statue of Athena
I command your attention! [Greek, 1st century BC copy of a 5th century BC statue.]


Athena and Hercules
Pouring Hercules some hot cocoa – he'd had a long day. [Drinking cup from 480-470 BC.]


Bust of Athena
I still look pretty regal, even though I'm missing arms and a nose. [2nd century AD, copy of a Greek bust made c. 430-420 BC.]


Athena on Jewelry
Don't you just want to worship me? [Athena cameo from 1st century BC; enameled gold mount by Josias Belle, late 17th century France.]


Athena on a Coin
This coin is almost too pretty to spend. [Silver coin from the kingdom of Thrace, c. 305-281 BC. Photo by Marie-Lan Nguyen, 2009.]


Mosaic of Athena
I'm impressed they managed to make my gold helmet look so shiny. [Mosaic from the 3rd century, surrounded by mosaic from the 18th century.]


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