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O21.12 SIREN

Siren | Paestan red figure vase painting
Museum Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Catalogue No. New York 1989.11.12
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Paestan Red Figure
Shape Kylix
Painter Attributed to the Asteas Workshop
Date Late C4th B.C.
Period Classical


The Siren has the head, arms and torso of a woman joined at the waist to the body of a bird. She wears a stephane crown and holds a wreath in one hand and a platter of fruit in the other. Her feather pattern resembles that of a starling.