O21.5 THE SIRENS
|Private Collection||Callimanopulos Collection, New York|
|Beazley Archive No.||351329|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure|
|Date||ca 525 - 475 B.C.|
Three Sirens sit on a rocky outcropping. The first plays a set of double-flutes, the second sings, and the third plucks a lyre. Odysseus' ship sails towards the island on the right (partially shown). The vessel is adorned with a boar-shaped prow and the hero (not shown) is secured to the mast.