Sculpture "Snake of Aesculapius", Metal casing

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Sculpture "Snake of Aesculapius", Metal casing

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Replica | Metal casting + shell-lime pedestal| Total height 23 cm

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Sculpture "Snake of Aesculapius", Metal casing

This son of Apollo was praised for the ability to give health and later was added to the signs of the Zodiac as Ophiuchus ("snakes porter"). According to the legend he turned to the snake when swimming from Epidaurian pilgrimage to Rome. The reptiles winding around his rod symbolize medicine till the present day. Replica after the old model from Epidaurus, around 350B.C. Metal casting, height with shell-lime pedestal 23 cm.

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