Egyptian limestone squatting ithyphallic figureR77
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A carved limestone statuette depicting a squatting bald figure with an enormous phallus slung over his shoulder.
Egypt, Ptolemaic period, c. 332-30 BC
5.2 x 3 cms
Surface wear and chipping as shown
Deaccessioned from the Beate Uhse Erotic Museum, Berlin, Germany. Ex. collection Beate Uhse, Germany (1919-2001).
Beate Uhse was an early pioneer of gender equality, becoming a pilot in the 1930’s and founding reputedly the first sex shop in the world after World War II.