The Symbol of Wisdom Representation of Athena , the Ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, the arts and justice. Also a representation of Minerva, the equal of Athena in the Roman Empire..
The turtle can be found as an amulet in different cultures, having various meanings in each of them. In South America, hunters thought that the turtle amulet would help them in approaching their preys with silence. In Asia, they are associated to the element of water.