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Gallery: Olympian Healers


Engraving by Jenkins from the marble statue in the Louvre. (London, ca. 1860)
Images of Asclepius are generally recognizable by his beard and staff with a single snake. In this image, he is accompanied by his small, mysterious attendant, Telesphoros.
Credit: Berlin F2278, Staatliche Musee zu Berlin; photograph by Maria Daniels; Courtesy of the Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz