|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1867,0508.1181|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Campanian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Danaid Painter|
|Date||ca. 340 -320 B.C.|
The Siren has the head of a woman and the body of a bird. Her hair is tied back with a ribbon and she wears a stephane crown. The painter may have had a specific bird in mind--the speckled breast pattern suggests a starling, a bird famed for its delightful song.