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This wine bowl shows Odysseus and his men just before they blind the sleeping Polyphemos

This wine bowl shows Odysseus and his men just before they blind the sleeping Polyphemos.

Poseidon never forgave the Greek hero, Odysseus, for blinding his son Polyphemos, the Cyclops. When Odysseus was nearly home after many years of being lost at sea, Poseidon created a massive storm The huge waves wrecked the ship Odysseus was sailing on. Odysseus would certainly have died if Athena hadn't helped him.