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Votive serpent

Votive serpent. Tightly coiled, with head in center, resting on coils, intact.

Provenance

By date unknown: Henry S. Washington Collection (according to MFA file card: found at the Heraion at Plataea); gift of Henry S. Washington to MFA, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Henry S. Washington

Greek, Archaic Period,

Accession Number

98.161

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture