Awesome Rod of Asclepius Clock in wood / Medical Clock / Paramedic Clock / Star of Life Clock
The Rod of Asclepius takes its name from the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicinal arts in Greek mythology
In honor of Asclepius, a particular type of non-venomous snake was often used in healing rituals, and these snakes – the Aesculapian snakes – crawled around freely on the floor in dormitories where the sick and injured slept. These snakes were introduced at the founding of each new temple of Asclepius throughout the classical world.
The original Hippocratic Oath began with the invocation "I swear by Apollo the Physician and by Asclepius and by Hygieia and Panacea and by all the gods ...
Made from two pieces pasted with veneer sheets of Oak and Sapele (Sapelli), to provide dimension and depth, as well as a striking contrast between the natural colors of the woods. Hand varnished and finished. Designed and produced meticulously, Very detailed.
The quartz movement is both RoHS and CE certified. Metal hands with continous non-stop / non-ticking movement of the second hand. Powered by a AA battery (not included).