Ancient Roman Bronze Votive fertility statue - (1)

Description
Ancient Roman Bronze Votive fertility statue - (1)
1st - 2nd century AD

Roman bronze votive fertility statue of Priapus, wearing a hooded coat and holding a grouping of food in the front of the garment that is raised on his phallus.

Priapus was a popular figure in Roman erotic art and Latin literature. He was a rustic fertility god, protector of livestock, fruit plants and male genitalia.

Length: 44,3 mm
Width: 14,8 mm

Condition: good solid condition, smooth shiny green patina. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.

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Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection.
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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Bronze
Number of objects
1
Object
Votive fertility statue
Century/ Timeframe
1st - 2nd century AD
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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