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As people collapse with snake bites, Moses brings out the brazen serpent. Woodcut.


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Bible. O.T. Numbers 21. To the left of the crucifix-like pole (recalling John 3.14, in which Christ is identified with the serpent) which bears the brazen serpent, a woman is praying next to an apparently dead man. To the right, a knight in armour is approached by a snake

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1 print : woodcut ; image 7.5 x 11.6 cm

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The xxi. Chapter. 1. Israel vanquisheth kyng Arad. 6. The firie serpentes styng them. 24. The kynges, Sehon and Og are overcome in battle

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Wellcome Library no. 18285i

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