Limestone Pigna

Item

Title

Limestone Pigna

Inventory Number

A0224

Description

Pointed phallic symbol on base resembling circular altar with fairly shallowly concave sides with plain thick, projecting discoid moldings above and below, the lower greater in diameter than the upper. Strong rasp marks all over, vertical on symbol, horizontal on base.

State of Preservation

Considerable chipping particularly around lower edge of base and pointed top where there is some indication of regrinding of broken surface. Slip mostly worn off, best preserved on underside of top molding of base. Painted "by mistake."

Height

22.5 cm

Base Diameter

8.5 cm

Color

Stone 10YR 7/6 (yellow); paint 10YR 8/2 (white).

Type

Material