O21.2 ODYSSEUS & THE SEIRENES
Museum Collection: Antikenmuseen,
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
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.