T35.3 KIRKE & ODYSSEUS' MEN
Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Taranto, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Beazley Archive Number: TBA
Ware: Attic Black Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Phannylis Painter
Date: ca 500 BC
The witch Kirke transforms Odysseus' men into animals. They are shown partially transformed, with the heads and tails of beasts: a boar, lion and ass. The witch herself sits on a stool stirring her potion with a wand. She is surrounded by a sprouting vine.
NOTEThis image is a montage of several photos of the vase.