Odysseus Washes Up Naked on Skheria Island (Detail View)

Attic red-figured amphora depicting Odysseus trying to hide his nakedness while seeking help from Princess Nausicaa of Skheria. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Detail view of an Attic Red-Figure Amphora ca. 440 BCE depicting Athena facilitating the meeting between Odysseus and King Alkinoos’ daughter Nausicaa after Odysseus washes up naked onto the island of Skheria. Receiving aid from Athena, Odysseus has gathered a few branches in a pitiful attempt to hide his nakedness from the women.

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Source: Wikimedia Commons

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