Terracotta figure of Asclepius standing on high base with raised edges decorated in relief with a rearing snake, leaning on a staff up which coils another snake, he is beardless, long hair falling over his shoulders, wearing himation leaving his right chest and arm bare. Very light creamish-brown, very soft surface.

An00020309 001 l

Thing

Made Of
terracotta
Type of Thing
figure
Subject
reptile, classical deity

People

Acquired From
Woodhouse, James to The British Museum
Depicted
Asclepius

Place

Found In
Corfu
In Gallery
G69/3

Time

Acquired In
1868
Made
1stC(early)
Period/Culture
Hellenistic, Roman

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