Votive left foot, Roman, 200 BCE-200 CE
- 200 BCE-200 CE in Roman Empire
Votive left foot, terracotta, possibly showing talipes, Roman, 200BC-200AD
Votive offerings are representations of afflicted body parts presented to a god, either in the hope of a cure or as thanks for one. This terracotta object may show the condition club foot, where the foot has not developed properly and causes difficulty when walking.
- Classical & Medieval Medicine
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- votive foot
- Gorga, Evangelista
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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