Phallic amulet

Description
This phallic amulet has a suspension hole so it can be worn around the neck or from a belt as a charm. Amulets like this were popular throughout the ancient world and are often associated with the Egyptian god Bes, and linked with human fertility.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/370a
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
phallic amulet
Simple Name
amulet
Full Name
phallic amulet
Family Group

Material
faience
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD
Collection Site Name
Tripoli
Collection Country
Libya
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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