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Red-figure krater. Odysseus & the Sirens.

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Red-figure krater. Odysseus & the Sirens.
4th c BCE Greek Attic red-figure Ceramics

PYTHON II (active 4th c BCE - ) Primary
c. 330 BCE-320 BCE
4th c BCE
Attic red-figure
Paestum. Magna Graecia. Italy.
Berlin. Staatliche Muséen.
The seductive power of the ancient goddess is seen in another variant of these creatures, in which the bird women represent the sirens who lure men to their doom through spellbinding music. Odysseus managed to save himself and his crew from this fate by blocking the ears of the crew and tying himself to the mast.

Caption: PYTHON II | Red-figure krater. Odysseus & the Sirens. | c. 330-320 BCE | Greek | Attic Red-figure

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