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O21.1 SIREN

Siren | Apulian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 86.AE.680
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Apulian Red Figure
Shape Loutrophoros
Painter Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148
Date ca 350 - 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of one of a pair of decorative Sirens adorning the sides of a vase. She is a centaurine creature with the head, arms and torso of a woman set atop the body of a bird. The Siren wears a Phrygian cap and holds a large vase above her head.

ARTICLES

Sirens

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