London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A ROMAN MARBLE STATUE OF PRIAPUS
2ND CENTURY A.D.
The standing draped god wearing an animal skin above his exposed lower body, a stole falling over the lower half of each arm, his right leg bent forwards, wearing calf-length boots, the neck scooped out to take a separately attached head, now missing
30¾ in. (78 cm.) high
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