Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Karl Xaver Goetz
    born: Augsburg, Germany ; died: Munich, Germany
  • medal, 1910
  • Where object was made: Unknown
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 6 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0014

Recto: Bust of male figure set in profile. Text surrounds image. Image and text are surrounded by a full circle of beading design.

Verso: Nude older male figure is standing. Man is holding staff in his left hand. Snake is winding around body of man and appears to be feeding from a bowl that the man is holding in right hand. There is text on both right and left sides of image.