Tomb Siren, Greek Asia Minor, c. 550 BCE, marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk.
The Sirens were bird-women whose music comforted the dead on the way to the Underworld. This one holds a kithara and plectrum with which to play.
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Museum/Archaeological Site Links
- Ny Carlsberg GlyptotekAccessed 9 Dec 2016.
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Marchal, G. (2016, December 09). Tomb Siren. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/63/
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