Caduceus

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Title

Caduceus

Description

The rod or staff of Aesculapius, the god of medicine and healing, is often depicted as a staff with a snake. With two snakes and wings at the top of the staff, it is a caduceus, seen as a symbol of Hermes. The classic caduceus is shown at right.

Identifier

aj32_5

Citation

“Caduceus,” Exhibits, accessed January 19, 2018, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/135.