Requires Photography

Votive serpent

Greek
Archaic Period


Dimensions

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.161

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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