O21.2 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS
|Museum Collection||Antikensammlung Berlin|
|Catalogue No.||Berlin V.I. 4532|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Paestan Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to Python|
|Date||ca 340 B.C.|
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.