Greek metal art

Julia Geydoshek

This is a metal sculpture of Circe a Sorceress. She is one of the many adversaries that Odysseus faces in the Odyssey. In the statue Circe is holding her arms up to cast a spell on someone.
This is the Shield of Achilles. It is a silver-gilt convex shield with a central medallion cast in high relief with Apollo in a quadriga, surrounded by stars and female figures representing the constellations. According to the 18th book of the Illiad this is the shield Achilles used in battle.
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