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Mediums

Serpentine

Serpentine is a dark green mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate, sometimes mottled or spotted like a snake’s skin. Serpentine has been used in architecture and sculpture as a decorative element.

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Minoan Serpentine Tankard, Aegean Civilizations

Minoan Serpentine Tankard

1750 BCE-1450 BCE
Fantasy Creature, Henry Munyaradzi

Fantasy Creature

Henry Munyaradzi, c. 1980
Head and Shoulders, Henry Munyaradzi

Head and Shoulders

Henry Munyaradzi, 1992
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Lithography, Mediums

Lithography

Terracotta, Mediums

Terracotta

Ink, Mediums

Ink

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