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Odysseus pursuing the witch Circe | Greek vase, Athenian red figure calyx krater

T35.10 ODYSSEUS & KIRKE

Museum Collection: Metropolitan Museum, New York City, USA
Catalogue Number: New York 41.83
Beazley Archive Number: 214160
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Krater, calyx
Painter: Attributed to the Persephone Painter
Date: --
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

Odysseus threatens the witch Kirke with his sword. She flees from her chair, dropping her wand and potion. One of Odysseus' men is shown in partially transformed with the head and tail of a boar.

ARTICLESKirke

 
 
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