R24 Two Roman bronze phallic amulets £200

 


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.

Roman, 3rd or 4th Century AD

Intact as shown

Size: 4.7 & 3 cms long

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