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Sea serpent, 16th century artwork
Sea serpent. 16th century artwork of a sea serpent seizing a sailor from a ship. Accounts of sea serpents may have been based on exaggerated observations of large marine creatures such as oarfish or whales. This woodcut engraving is from the 1558 Antwerp abridged edition of the 1555 work Historiae de gentibus septentrionalibus (History of the Northern Peoples) by the Swedish theologian and writer Olaus Magnus (1490-1557).
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