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Louvre Museum, Paris, France
Artist/Maker Unknown

Asclepius, god of medicine. Marble, Roman copy (2nd century AD) of a Greek original by Timotheos (early 4th century BC), restored by the workshop of Bartolomeo Cavaceppi (?) in the 18th century. Found in Italy.

Dimensions H. 230 cm (7 ft. 6 ¬Ĺ in.)

Credit line Former Albani collections of the Cardinal Mazarini; seized by the French according to the Tolentino Treaty, 1797; purchase, 1815

Accession number Ma 639 (LL 14)

Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities, Denon, ground floor, room A

Photographer Jastrow (2006)

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