Limestone Pigna

Item

Title

Limestone Pigna

Inventory Number

A0225

Description

Pointed phallic symbol on tall concave-sided base possibly originally carved with vertical leaves which lost in recutting; remnant ruff of leaves at base of symbol, tall plain discoid molding, terminating base. About max D on phallic symbol the letters D MAGIUS, probably modern. Vertical rasp marks prominent on symbol.

State of Preservation

Central section of base possibly recut; considerable chipping all over especially on edges of base. Painted "by mistake."

Height

37.0 cm

Base Diameter

15.5 cm

Color

Stone ca 2.5Y 7/4 (pale yellow); paint 2.5Y 8/2 (white).

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