Athena Owl Pendant - Sterling Silver
Sterling silver, Athena Minerva owl coin pendant
Greek Goddess Athena in Mythology;
The owl is considered Athena's sacred animal, the source of her wisdom and judgment. It is telling, too, that the animal most associated with her has such exceptional night vision, symbolizing Athena's ability to "see" when others cannot. The owl was also associated with Athena's namesake, the Roman goddess Minerva.
The "owl of Athena" or the "owl of Minerva" – has been used as a symbol of knowledge, wisdom, perspicacity and erudition.