Odysseus, tied to the mast of the ship, sails by the island of the Sirens. The heads of his crew are visible as they row past. Three sirens are shown atop a rocky cliff. Two huge birds hover above the ship, menacing the sailors. A large building is visible behind the boat.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Munich.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund
Greek, Late Corinthian Period, about 575–550 B.C.