From: Turkey (Country) | Konya

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 48-2-271
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Turkey (Country) | Konya
Locus ruins of Iconion; several feet below surface of a garden
Period Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Iconography Herm

Priapic Herm. The pillar is hollow, rectangular in section, broader above. Stepped base. From it rises in relief an acanthus leaf (on front surface), and two lanceolate leaves (one on each side).Above, on front, a phallus. A short horizontal strut on each side just below shoulders. frontal, presumably amle head, lips slightly parted. Hair to level of chin and nape of neck. A broad, plain fillet on forehead. Circular opening 0.02 m. in diam. on top of head. Ivy garland around top of head above fillet, falling down each side of head, over front surface of struts, and crossing front of pillar just above phallus.

Height 23.4 cm
Length 3.2 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 88 - Collector Number | L-2-194 - Old Loan Number

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