O21.4 ODYSSEUS & THE SIRENS
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum, Athens|
|Catalogue No.||Athens CC958|
|Beazley Archive No.||303367|
|Ware||Attic Black Figure (White Ground)|
|Painter||Attributed to the Edinburgh Painter|
|Date||ca 500 B.C.|
Odysseus, tied to the mast of his ship, listens to the music of a Siren. The creature has the head and arms of a woman and the body of a bird. She stands on a rock playing a double-flute. A dolphin dives between the two figures. A second Siren (not shown) stands behind the first playing a lyre.