Z42.3 ODYSSEUS & CYCLOPS POLYPHEMUS
|Museum Collection||Villa Romana del Casale (in situ), Piazza Amerina|
|Context||Villa Romana del Casale|
|Date||ca 320 A.D.|
Odysseus hands the Cyclops Polyphemus a bowl of wine. The giant sits in his cavern home surrounded by a flock sheep. He is depicted with three eyes, the third crowining his forehead, and a gutted ram rests on his lap.