Hygeia and Asclepius; Slide 111

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Hygeia and Asclepius

Greek healing couple, she: Health & Healing; he, Medicine & Surgery. See the snake as a healing symbol like the snakes on Moses’ staff, the Asherah pole.

Hygeia and Asclepius

Goddess Hygeia / Asclepius Statue
White marble colored Gypsumstone. [Vatican Museum, Rome]

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