This old and massive statuette depicts Aesculapius (Asclepius), the Roman God of Medicine, his stick under the right armpit.
Wrapped around the stick, the snake comes as if to seize the egg that Aesculapius holds in his right hand.
The artist of the period was faithfully inspired by the original Carthaginian statue, dating from the second century AD, made of marble.
It seems that this item has undergone a period restoration (see the details in the photographs)
The stone is brownish in some places and has some minor alterations due to its age (especially the tip of the nose - photo 9)
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- Peter - Aesculapius Roman God of Medicine
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- Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
- 35×9×13 cm
- 2700 g