Red-figure krater. Odysseus & the Sirens.
4th c BCE Greek Attic red-figure Ceramics
(active 4th c BCE - )
c. 330 BCE-320 BCE
4th c BCE
Paestum. Magna Graecia. Italy.
Berlin. Staatliche Muséen.
The small ship has two oars plus a steering oar in the rear. Odysseus had his crew stuff rags in their ears so they would not hear the seductive songs of the sirens while he had himself tied to the mast. The ship had a swan as a figurehead and eyes on the two side of the prow.
PYTHON II | Red-figure krater. Odysseus & the Sirens. | c. 330-320 BCE | Greek | Attic Red-figure
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