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Phallic amulet

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There is a male member below the loop, another phallos extending leftwards, and an indeterminate design at the right. Lightish green patina.


Probably 1908 or later: Edward Perry Warren (d. 1928) (gift to MFA as Apparatus); accessioned as Gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, March 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Archaic Period ?,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 276.


Height x length: 3 x 3.8 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets