O21.3 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS
|Museum Collection||British Museum, London|
|Catalogue No.||London 1843,1103.31|
|Beazley Archive No.||202628|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Name vase of the Siren Painter|
|Date||ca. 480 - 470 B.C.|
Odysseus, bound to the mast of his ship, listens to the deadly song of the Sirens. One of the bird-bodied maidens casts herself into the sea in despair at being foiled by the hero.
Detail of the Siren suicide.