Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K3 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K4 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings M1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings N1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings O1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings P1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings P2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T3 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S1 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S2 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S3 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Fresco F1 Gallery Ancient Roman Mosaic Z1 Gallery Ancient Roman Mosaic Z2
Greek Gods & Myth Home

Galleries Ancient Greek & Roman Art
Odysseus & the Sirens | Greek vase, Athenian red figure stamnos

O21.3 ODYSSEUS & THE SEIRENES

Museum Collection: British Museum, London, United Kingdom
Catalogue Number: London E440
Beazley Archive Number: 202628
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Stamnos
Painter: Name vase of the Siren Painter
Date: ca 500 - 480 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side A: Odysseus bound to the mast of his ship listens to the deadly song of the Seirenes. One of the bird-shaped maidens, casts herself from her perch in despair.
Side B: Eros, Pothos & Himeros flying over the sea (see other image)

ARTICLESSeirenes

OTHER IMAGES OF VASE

         
 
 
Theoi Project Copyright © 2000 - 2011, Aaron Atsma