Terracotta Loom Weight with a Sodomy Depiction

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd-2nd century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 6.6 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 2518
Provenance: English private collection, acquired prior to 2000.
Condition: Except for some wear intact.
Description: Pyramidal terracotta weight with a flattened tip and a horizontal hole where the object was fixed on the loom. The unperforated sides and the flat top are decorated with the same stamping. It depicts a sodomy erotic scene between a woman bent forward and behind her a standing animal, possibly a dog. With red color remains on one side.