Carved bone pendant, amuletic

Made:
200-200

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Carved bone pendant, amuletic, in form of hand in fig gesture with phallus at other end, in display case with similar objects, probably Roman, from Italy, 200BC-200AD

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A67826
type:
phallus
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • figure - representation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Arte Antica e Moderna