The Owl of Minerva, a symbol of the Bavarian Illuminati.

The Owl of Minerva , or Owl of Athena or Owl of Wisdom, represents Athena the Greek Goddess of wisdom and war. The owl is used by many secret societies such as the Bavarian Illuminati, The Schlaraffia, and Bohemian Club.

Bohemian Club[edit | edit source]

The owl is the symbol of the Bohemian Club. A large stone owl is erected at Bohemian Grove, which is used in their annual ritual known as Cremation of Care performed every summer.

The Owl Shrine covered in moss, standing among trees behind a stage at one edge of a man-made pond

Owl plaque at Bohemian Grove, 624 Taylor Street, San Francisco, California

The Bohemian Club mascot of an owl cast in masonry, and perched over the main club entrance at 624 Taylor Street in San Francisco.

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