A local nymph of the island of Aigina, who was associated with the goddess Athena. A major Doric temple was erected for her in the early 5th century BC, on which Athena figures prominently, attending battles at Troy. The pediment sculptures of this temple are now in Munich.
Above: Temple of Aphaia, Aigina. © E. Tzaferis Licence Plate 11 UK 1007 110