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Giant Polyphemus blinded by Odysseus | Greek vase, Chalcidian black figure amphora

L8.3 ODYSSEUS & POLYPHEMOS

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Pseudo-Chalcidic Black Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: --
Date: ca 530 - 510 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Odysseus and his men (not shown) drive a pointed stake into the eye of the Kyklops Polyphemos. The giant is depicted as a large, hairy man with an orb-shaped eye.

ARTICLESPolyphemos

 
 
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