Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
RITUAL
Sacrifice
Fruit, vegetables or flowers
SOCIAL LIFE
Festivals
AncientLavinium
Further details
inv. 2153; cast from a cut stone; Ernst Friedrich Bange, K├Ânigliche Museen zu Berlin, Die italienischen Bronzen der Renaissance und des Barock, vol. 2, Berlin 1922, p. 108, no. 799; In Lavinium a maiden had to offer food to a snake every spring, cf. Propertius, IV, 8
ARTIST/CREATOR
Belli, Valerio (c1468-1546) (after)
DATE
1st half 16th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Skulpturensammlung (Bodemuseum)
Contact
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