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Figurine of Asklepios

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Asklepios wears a full himation, falling from his left shoulder in full folds around his waist. The serpent-entwined staff is in his lowered left hand, and the right hand is on his hip. Dark green patina. The base is modern.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought (indirectly) from Furtwaengler); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greco-Roman,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 096; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm (5 in.)

Accession Number

01.7484

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture