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Odysseus & the Sirens | Greek vase, Paestan red figure krater

O21.2 ODYSSEUS & THE SEIRENES

Museum Collection: Antikenmuseen,
Berlin, Germany
Catalogue Number: Berlin V.I. 4532
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Paestan Red Figure
Shape: Bell krater
Painter: Attributed to Python
Date: ca 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Odysseus and his men encounter the Seirenes, musical bird-women. Odysseus stands tied to the mast, listening to their song, while his men row with ears blocked.

ARTICLESThis is a painted drawing of the vase rather than a photographic representation.

ARTICLESSeirenes

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