L8.6 ODYSSEUS & POLYPHEMOS
Museum Collection: British Museum, London, UK
Catalogue No.: 1894.11-1.289
Beazley Archive No.: 305619
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Group of Athena Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Odysseus escapes the cave of Polyphemos by hanging to the underside of a ram. The blinded Kyklops reclines before the entrance of his cave, releasing the flock.