O21.3 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London E440|
|Beazley Archive No.||202628|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Siren Painter|
|Date||ca 500 - 480 B.C.|
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).