Asclepius was a god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek religion. Asclepius represents the healing aspect of the medical arts.
This altar statue was imported from Greece and created by Greek artists in honor of the Old Gods.
Asclepius is the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology. Asclepius represents the healing aspect of the medical arts His daughters are Hygieia (goddess of health, cleanliness, and sanitation), Iaso (goddess of recuperation from illness), Aceso (goddess of the healing process) Aglæa (goddess of beauty, splendor, glory, magnificence, and adornment) and Panacea (goddess of universal remedy). He was associated with the Roman god Vediovis. He was one of Apollo's sons, sharing with Apollo the epithet Paean (the "Healer"). The rod of Asclepius, a snake-entwined staff, remains a symbol of medicine today. This figure, as with all our other bronze items, are cast in Greece, using the traditional 'lost wax' method, therefore each piece is unique. It was made in Greece, stands 24 centimeters high, 7 centimeters width, and weighs approximately 2 kg.