Seller: mackolj (54) 100%, Location: Thorold, Ontario, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 111938791929 Condition: Never been restored, great encrustation built-up, see pictures for more details, Material: Marble, Provenance: private collections, online auctions, antique fair, Details: Ancient Roman Marble Slate Displaying Asclepius with his serpent staff and a small human figure CA. 1st - 4th century AD According to mythology Asclepius was the son of Apollo and the human princess Coronis. He was the demigod of medicine as he was believed he was able to restore the health of sick and bring the dead back to life. Zeus killed Asclepius with a thunderbolt for disrupting the natural order of the world and placed him among the stars as the constellation Ophiuchus, or "the serpent bearer"Authentic Circa 1st – 4th Century A.D. Condition: Never been restored, great encrustation built-up, see pictures for more details.Material: marbleSize: approx. 145 mm x 97 mm (5.5" x 3.75")Perfect item for collectionProvenance: Our items are sourced from old private collections, coin fairs, online auctions and antique centers.We guarantee the item's authenticity 100%.You will receive exactly what you see on the pictures. We send our items with full insurance and tracking number.Check out our other items! Thanks for your interest.