Terracotta lamp in form of a man asleep

Made:
200-300

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Terracotta lamp in form of a man asleep on his phallus, from the Perugia region of Italy, probably Roman, 200BC-300

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A666636
type:
phallus
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
  • visual and verbal communication
  • figure - representation

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