Votive right foot
Votive right foot, small, terracotta, Roman, 200BC-200AD
Votive offerings such as this one were left at healing sanctuaries and other religious sites as offerings to gods such as Asklepios, the Greco-Roman god of medicine. It was intended either to indicate the part of the body that needed help or as thanks for a cure.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
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- votive foot
- votive offering
- votive figure
- Loan, Wellcome Trust
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