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Roman Bronze Phallic Pendent, 1st-3rd Cent AD, LOOK!

Copper Alloy; 62mm/28.9gm = a mega whopper! :-)

Con/ Superb and flawless dark green patina, loop intact.

Description/ Phallus to right, to left, a mano fico (properly, ‘mano fica’). Such "mano fico" was an ancient obscene gesture, and is also one of the better known protective gestures against the evil eye. The thumb and fist gesture is an ancient representation of sexual union.  Below...is rather obvious. ;-)

Seller's Note/ Phallus pendents were worn by Roman men and women as either a 'Good Luck' charm or a fertility amulet. This type is extremely rare!

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