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O21.6 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS

Odysseus & the Sirens | Attic black figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Antikensammlung Berlin
Catalogue No. -
Beazley Archive No. 9404
Ware Attic Black Figure
Shape Oinochoe
Painter -
Date ca 520 B.C.
Period Archaic

DESCRIPTION

The ship of Odysseus sails past the rocky island of the Sirens. The hero listens to their song tied to the mast of his ship. The Sirens are depicted as three women-headed birds sitting on a rocky outcropping.

ARTICLES

Sirens