Nestor and Odysseus Leave Troy, Setting Sail for Home

Black-Figure terracotta vessel (date and artist unknown) depicting an ancient greek ship similar to the type described by Homer in the Iliad and the Odyssey. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Black-Figure terracotta vessel (date and artist unknown) depicting an ancient greek ship similar to the type described by Homer in the Iliad and the Odyssey. At the bow of the ship, note the prominently displayed ‘apotropaic ophthalmos’ or eye, and the ‘long-beaked’ ramming nose painted as a wild boar.

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Source: Wikimedia Commons

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