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Gifts to the Gods in Greece and Rome


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Asklepios, god of medicine, and Hygeia

The god of medicine leans on his stick, which is encircled by a snake (now worn). Standing beside him is his daughter Hygeia (‘Health’) who holds a bowl in her hand. GR.98.1937 is an earlier relief of the same type.

Production place: Attica, Greece
Date: around AD 1–100 
Find spot: Athens Attica Greece
Marble (Pentelic)
Given by Clarke, E.D., Professor

Object Number: GR.14.1865

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