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