Let’s find the Graceful Snake!

This animal is in Gallery 221, the gallery with a lot of stone carvings. 

Foot-slab of a Stone Sarcophagus, Chinese, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534 C.E.). Engraved grey limestone. 27 1/4 x 18 5/8 inches. (69.215 x 47.3202 cm). Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust. 33-1543/3.


The creature on this carving is covered in scales.  Can you find the snake’s head and end of the snake’s tail? 

What are people born in the year of the Snake like?

The Snake is intelligent, graceful, and creative.  The snake is a hard worker and motivated, always reaching toward its goals.