the owl

replica ancient Greek marble bronze and terracotta owl sculptures and  jewellery at It's All Greek opposite the British Museum and online

As a symbol of wisdom, vigilance and intelligence, the owl in Greek mythology was associated with the goddess Athena. She was the patron deity of the city of Athens, the protectress of women, and the goddess of intelligence, wisdom and strategic thought.

Owls appear on Athenian coins from the 6th century BC onwards, with the first three letters of Athena's name (in Greek: alpha, theta, epsilon) and an olive branch, Athena's gift to her city.

For more on the significance of the owl, click to read A City, an Owl, and a Goddess in INSIGHTS on our Wordpress site.


Athena and owl coin swivel ring

Athena and owl coin swivel ring

This ring features a rotating coin, so that the wearer may choose to show the obverse, depicting the..

Code: JV-221

£60.00 Ex Tax: £50.00

baby bronze chunky owl

baby bronze chunky owl

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-30

£20.00 Ex Tax: £16.67

baby bronze lookout owl!

baby bronze lookout owl!

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-24

£20.00 Ex Tax: £16.67

bronze big-eared owl!

bronze big-eared owl!

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-32

£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

bronze large lookout owl!

bronze large lookout owl!

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-02

£75.00 Ex Tax: £62.50

bronze owl of Athena coin paperweight

bronze owl of Athena coin paperweight

The owl was a symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She..

Code: PW-01

£25.00 Ex Tax: £20.83

bronze scholarly owl!

bronze scholarly owl!

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-68

£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

bronze shield on a marble base: the owl of Athena (special order item)

bronze shield on a marble base: the owl of Athena (special order item)

​ The owl at the centre of this shield, symbol of wisdom and associated with Athena, patron deity..

Code: BH-30

£350.00 Ex Tax: £291.67

bronze sleeping owl!

bronze sleeping owl!

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-67

£20.00 Ex Tax: £16.67

bronze tripod with owls

bronze tripod with owls

Tripods (from the Greek 'tripous', meaning 'three footed') were given in Homer's 'Iliad' and 'Odysse..

Code: BT-05

£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

Code: VO-203

£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

giant bronze chunky owl

giant bronze chunky owl

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-53

£175.00 Ex Tax: £145.83

giant bronze pensive owl

giant bronze pensive owl

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-81

£200.00 Ex Tax: £166.67

large bronze chunky owl

large bronze chunky owl

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-54

£95.00 Ex Tax: £79.17

large bronze pensive owl

large bronze pensive owl

Symbol of Athena, who was the goddess of wisdom, intelligence and resourcefulness. She was also the ..

Code: BA-46

£85.00 Ex Tax: £70.83

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