Small black terracotta lamp in form of a satyr

Made:
300-300

Small black terracotta lamp in form of a satyr with exaggerated phallus, peering into bowl, probably Roman, 300BC-300

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A87284
type:
phallus
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • lighting device
  • lamp - lighting device
  • visual and verbal communication
  • figure - representation
credit:
Gayer-Anderson, R.G.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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