18 October 2005
AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA PHALLIC FIGURE
GRAECO-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The reclining draped figure on integral base, with side-lock, strumming a lyre, his oversized phallus wrapped around his body and falling over his right shoulder, remains of red pigment, mounted; and an Egyptian style painted limestone phallic figure, reclining naked with his head resting in his left hand supported by his oversized phallus that curves around the back of his body, on integral plinth
2½ in. (6.3 cm.) high and 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long respectively (2)
Acquired by the present owner's grandfather in Egypt during the 1920s.
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