Iconography
LITERATURE
Ancient
HomerOdyssey Book IX: Ulysses recounts his adventures (Cicones, Lotophages, Polyphemus)vv. 371-394: Ulysses and his comrades blind Polyphemus
EuripidesCyclops
Further details
The presence of Satyrs suggests that this does not directly illustrate the Odyssey but rather Euripides's satyr play Cyclops
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cyclops Painter (active Lucania, late 5th century BC)
DATE
circa 420 BC - 410 BC
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (inv. 1947,0714.18)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of ancient Greek art, London, 1904, no. H 48
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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