FASCINUS, Roman phallic pendant, silver

$37.37
Availability: Last pieces in stock
(catalogue number: SBR385)

This roman phallic pendant is crafted on the basis of an artefact discovered in Rome (2nd-3rd century). These pendants were widespread in the whole Roman Empire with the largest collection found in the Roman settlement Camulodunum (now in England). This is a fairly universal amulet protecting the wearer against evil forces and bestowing him or her with stregth and virility. Phallic pendants were frequently worn by Roman legionaries as well as children.

  • Material: sterling silver
  • Size: 1.6 x 2.6 cm
  • Weight circa 6g

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