Type of what seem to be an african ground snake. Don't know the specie.
Sorry for the photo quality but i don't own a professional camera.
Adult gravid female, basking
In Greek mythology, Eryx was the son of Aphrodite and King Butes of the Elymian people on Sicily. Eryx was an excellent boxer but died when Heracles beat him in a match. An alternate version claims that Perseus turned him to stone with the head of Medusa.