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.
- Ny Carlsberg GlyptotekAccessed 9 Dec 2016.
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