Z42.3 POLYPHEMOS & ODYSSEUS
Museum Collection: Villa Romana del Casale (in situ), Piazza Amerina, Sicily, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Context: Villa Romana del Casale
Date: ca 320 AD
Period: Imperial Roman
Odysseus hands the Kyklops Polyphemos a bowl of wine. The giant sits in his cavern home surrounded by sheep. He is depicted with three eyes, the third of which crowns his forehead.