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O21.2 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS

Odysseus & Sirens | Paestan red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikensammlung Berlin
Catalogue No. Berlin V.I. 4532
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Paestan Red Figure
Shape Krater, Bell
Painter Attributed to Python
Date ca 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Odysseus and his men sail past the island of the Sirens. The hero stands tied to the mast, listening to their song. The creatures have the upper bodies of women set atop the bodies of birds. musical bird-women.

This is a drawing of the vase rather than a photograph.

ARTICLES

Sirens

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Odysseus & Sirens

O21.2B Sirens

Thumbnail Siren

O21.2C Siren