Roman statue showing Priapus - god of fertility | Eric Vandeville / akg-images
Roman statue showing Priapus – the god of fertility. The distinguishing feature of the deity is the great erect penis, which was to symbolize the economic well-being of the owners of the House of the Vettii in Pompeii.
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