Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Achelous
With other figures
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book X: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Aeolus, Laestrygonians, Circe)vv. 319-322 (also Ovid, Metamorphoses, XIV, 295-296): Circe touches Ulysses with her rod, he attacks her with his sword
Further details
Ulysses charging for Circe; On the lid: Achelous with to male figures holding snakes.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Etruscan
DATE
circa 300 BC
LOCATION
Orvieto, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo di Orvieto (Found at Torre San Severo)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
E. Galli, 'The Etruscan Sarcophagus of Torre San Severo in Orvieto', Art and Archaeology, VI, 5 (November 1917), pp.229-34
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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