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Odysseus & a Siren, playing the flute | Greek vase, Athenian black figure white-ground lekythos

O21.4 ODYSSEUS & THE SEIRENES

Museum Collection: National Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue Number: Athens CC958
Beazley Archive Number: 303367
Ware: Attic Black Figure (White Ground)
Shape: Lekythos
Painter: Attributed to the Edinburgh Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
Period: Archaic

SUMMARY

Odysseus tied to the mast of his ship, listens to the music of the Seirenes. The bird-maiden stands on a rock playing the double-flute. Another Seiren (not shown) plays a lyre.

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Seirenes

 
 
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