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R41.1 SKYLLA

Museum Collection: --
Archive Number: TBA
Class: Bas relief
Material: --
Context: Sarcophagus
Style: --
Date: --
Period: --

SUMMARY

The sea-monster Skylla is depicted as a "mermaid" type figure, with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a serpentine fish. The foreparts of dogs sprout from her waist. In one hand she wields, and with the other grasps the prow of Odysseus' ship. Her dogs ravage men siezed from the vessel.

ARTICLES

Skylla

 
 
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