Roman phallic amulet. Model 4

Version of a Roman phallic amulet of good luck. In the ancient Roman religion, amulets were used to invoke divine protection or remedies for envy and the evil eye, including protective amulets against all evil. Composed of a phallus on one end and the symbol of the "higa" (  closing the right hand and squeezing the thumb between the  index and middle finger, trying to symbolize the male and female sexual organs). Made by the technique of lost wax casting and modeling. The material used is bronze. The original is in the National Museum of Roman art in Mérida.

Weight: 38 g
Dimensions: 6 cm × 3.5 cm × 1 cm