Tomb Siren

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 09 December 2016

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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