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Two Roman bronze phallic amulets

R24

£200.00

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Two bronze phallic amulets with suspension loops.

Phallic amulets were worn as protective talismans to ward off the evil eye, they were logically also associated with fertility.

Culture:
Roman, 3rd or 4th Century AD

Size:
4.7 & 3 cms long

Condition:
Intact as shown

Provenance:
Ex. collection: Mr and Mrs Broukal, UK; acquired before 1956, thence by descent.

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