Siren

Illustration

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published on 17 December 2014

A funerary statue of a siren, 370 BCE. The Greek mythical creatures holds the soundbox of a lyre made from a tortoise shell. (National Archaeoloogical Museum, Athens)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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