Credit: Raffaele Gaeta

History

‘Fiery Serpent' Parasitic Infection's Earliest Depiction Is This Medieval Painting

A study to be published by the Journal of Infection has found that dracunculiasis clearly appears for the first time in a 15th-century altarpiece on display at the Pinacoteca di Brera.

Published On 03/24/2017
3:33 PM EDT
Credit: Raffaele Gaeta