Drawing of a phallus


Description of Drawing (English): phallus
Findspot: Smyrna, Basilica (Agora.1)
Drawing Category: Erotic images
Writing Style: charcoal
  • Graffito Height: 9.5
  • Graffito Length: 9
Bibliography: Bagnall, R. S. et al., Graffiti from the Basilica in the Agora of Smyrna (2016): 262.
Commentary: Dipinto of a male sexual organ, located on the left jamb of the doorway opening in the back wall of Bay 26, at the height of the lintel. Only the testicles, both elongated and teardrop-shaped, are still visible. The upper one is almost completely faded.
Suggested Citation: AGP-SMYD00262, The Ancient Graffiti Project, <http://ancientgraffiti.org/Graffiti/graffito/AGP-SMYD00262> [accessed: 23 Feb 2024]

Editor: Roger S. Bagnall

Principal Contributor: Roger S. Bagnall

Last Revision: 2016-10-03