Athena's Shield Picture

This is my favorite of the photos I took at the Parthenon in Nashville.

I looked up a little information about Athena. I was wondering why in the world they depicted a snake between her and her shield. According to mythology, she was given the head of Medusa when Perseus slayed her and made the head part of her shield.

I love Greek mythology. Always have, always will.
Athena
Athena
Athena's Shield
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