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O21.3 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS

Odysseus & Sirens | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London E440
Beazley Archive No. 202628
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Stamnos
Painter Name vase of the Siren Painter
Date ca 500 - 480 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Side A: Odysseus, bound to the mast of his ship, listens to the deadly song of the Sirens. One of the bird-bodied maidens casts herself into the sea in despair at being foiled by the hero.
Side B: The love-gods Eros, Pothos and Himeros (see other image).

ARTICLES

Sirens

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