Votive Box with a Snake Figure



Erect snake on top of a small shrine-shaped box that would have held a votive animal mummy. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Fresh corrosion, hole in top, label adhered to surface. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 9417B; Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 23 July 1920 (WHMM index card missing but perhaps Lot 260).