Romano Egyptian Oil Lamp in Form of a crouching Monkey with a long Phallus

Culture: Roman/Egyptian
Period: 1st century A.D.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 7 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 7039
Provenance: From the estate of Josef Strasser, Lannach, Styria, Austria. Acquired between 1960 and 1980.
Condition: The larger part of the phallus missing, otherwise intact.
Description: Oil lamp in reddish clay in the form of a monkey, holding a large phallus with both hands. The ribbed pouring hole on the back of the figure. The tail is formed to a ring-shaped handle. The monkey with round ears, round mouth and broad jaws. The base flat. Formed from a mould.