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The witch Circe transforming Odysseus' men | Greek vase, Athenian red figure pelike

T35.1 KIRKE

Museum Collection: Staatliche Kunstammlungen, Albertinum, Dresden, Germany
Catalogue Number: Dresden 323
Beazley Archive Number: 207775
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Pelike
Painter: Attributed to the Ethiop Painter
Date: ca 460 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The witch Kirke transforms one of Odysseus' men into a boar. The man is depicted partially transformed with a beast's head, tail and hooves. Kirke holds the potion and a wand in her hands.

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