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Statue of Asklepios
Greek, Hellenistic period, 2nd century B.C.
Asklepios was the Greek god of medicine and patron of physicians. The contrasting directions representing the planes of the body and the strong folds of the drapery produce an elegant spiral twist and convey a sense of movement.
Museum purchase, United Hellenic American Congress and the William H. Noble Bequest Fund
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