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The birth of Athene, daughter of Zeus and embodiment of wisdom, springs fully armed from her father's brow, which Hephaestus has just split with an axe. Poseidon and the two goddesses of childbirth, look on. Vase in the British Museum.

The birth of Athene, daughter of Zeus and embodiment of wisdom, springs fully armed from her father’s brow, which Hephaestus has just split with an axe. Poseidon and the two goddesses of childbirth, look on. Vase in the British Museum. Copy by Diana Webber, 2015.

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The birth of Athene, daughter of Zeus and embodiment of wisdom, springs fully armed from her father’s brow, which Hephaestus has just split with an axe. Poseidon and the two goddesses of childbirth, look on. Vase in the British Museum. Copy by Diana Webber, 2015.


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