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Phallic amulet

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A winged phallos is suspended from a loop. Another phallos extends below, and a similar, small member protrudes rearward. Black patina with encrustation.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greco-Roman, Greco-Roman Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 277.

Dimensions

Length: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

68.43

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets