Aquamanile in the Form of a Dragon Date: ca. 1200 Culture: North German Medium: Copper alloy Dimensions: Overall: 8 x 7 in., x cm, Overall PD: 8 x 4 x 7 in. x x cm) Thickness PD: in. cm) Classification: Metalwork-Copper alloy
In Greek religion and mythology, Athena, daugther of Zeus, is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. Athena is also a shrewd companion of heroes and is the goddess of heroic endeavour. She is the virgin patroness of Athens.
Mycenaean Octopus Jar. "The shape takes its name from the configuration of the spout and the two attached handles. Such jars were commonly used to transport liquids. Mycenaean artists adopted the marine motifs from Minoan antecedents." (via