Pictures of Athena, Goddess of Wisdom

In these pictures of Athena you'll see how she was represented during the ages.

Some of her best known representations in antiquity (notice her characteristic helmet):

Athena or Minerva
Athena or Minerva
Unknown
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Pallas de Velletri, statue of helmeted Athena, Roman copy of a greek original
Pallas de Velletri, statue of helmeted Athena, Roman copy of a greek original
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Contemplating Athena
Contemplating Athena
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Athena Nike adjusting her sandal, c.420-420 BC (marble)
Athena Nike adjusting her sandal, c.420-420 BC (marble)
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The following statue of Athena, from Wien, is not ancient, but it is a statue of classical inspiration.

Parliament Building And Athena Fountain In Foreground.., Vienna,  Austria
Parliament Building And Athena Fountain In Foreground.., Vienna, Austria
Mayfield, Diana
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The next pictures of Athena represent the goddess together with different heroes: Hercules, Achilles and Ajax.

Hercules and Athena
Hercules and Athena
Unknown
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Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice in the Presence of Athena
Ajax and Achilles Playing Dice in the Presence of Athena
Unknown
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Ajax, urged on by Athena, attacks Hector to whose aid Artemis rushes
Ajax, urged on by Athena, attacks Hector to whose aid Artemis rushes
Douris
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Finally, some modern paintings representing the Greek goddess of wisdom.

Song of Athena
Song of Athena
Franklin, Richard
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Minerva or Pallas Athena
Minerva or Pallas Athena
Klimt, Gustav
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Pallas Athena, 1898 (panel)
Pallas Athena, 1898 (panel)
Stuck, Franz von
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The Three Goddesses (Athena, Hera and Aphrodite)
The Three Goddesses (Athena, Hera and Aphrodite)
Stuck, Franz von
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Athena
Athena
Parkes, Michael
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Athena
Athena
Boulet, Susan Seddon
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For more pictures of Athena, but in which she appears with her Roman name, Minerva, please click here.