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Journal Article

The Serpent with a Human Head in Art and in Mystery Play

John K. Bonnell
American Journal of Archaeology
Vol. 21, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1917), pp. 255-291
DOI: 10.2307/497250
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/497250
Page Count: 37

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