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Athena Pallas, Greek Goddess Of Wisdom, Alabaster Statue With Colour And Patina

Fearing the loss of his position as king of the gods, he resolved to get rid of the achievable threat by swallowing Metis complete. That time Athena revealed her accurate form and accepted the challenge. The stage was set for a battle in which a god and a mortal pitted their artistic skills to determine who the far better artist was. The nymphs who had come to watch Arachne weave shrank back, horrified at Arachne’s audacity, but Arachne was unshakable and stood her ground. And so the contest started, Athena at her loom and Arachne at hers, each and every...