Asklepios

Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C. or slightly later


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 057; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 108 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.440

Medium or Technique

Marble, Pentelic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He was leaning on his serpent-entwined staff, the end of which is visible under his right arm. The figure is somewhat battered, but the type is clear, and the remaining surfaces are in tolerable condition.

Provenance

From Greece or the Aegean islands.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson