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Metropolitan (New York)
Marble sarcophagus with the contest between the Sirens and the Muses



At the far left the deities Athena, Zeus and Hera who preside over the contest. The muses associated with the highest intellectual and artistic aspirations are defeating the sirens, half woman half bird, who lured men to their destruction with their song.


Marble sarcophagus with the contest between the Sirens and the Muses
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