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Flying Penis
Another oddment courtesy of the Romans:
This penis is made out of animal bone and has wings on it. Phallic symbols, including versions with wings, are commonly seen throughout the Roman Empire. [Source]
Apparently, these Roman genitalia carvings were meant to protect the possessor from evil. John Pearce, a lecturer in archaeology at King’s College London, analyzed some of the Roman artifacts [found along with this penis] and concluded:

"One theory is that those scenes that show sexual activity have an apotropaic power, because they make you laugh so that wards off the evil eye." [Source]





I’m no expert but I would have said they might have been fertility charms.

Flying Penis

Another oddment courtesy of the Romans:

This penis is made out of animal bone and has wings on it. Phallic symbols, including versions with wings, are commonly seen throughout the Roman Empire. [Source]

Apparently, these Roman genitalia carvings were meant to protect the possessor from evil. John Pearce, a lecturer in archaeology at King’s College London, analyzed some of the Roman artifacts [found along with this penis] and concluded:

"One theory is that those scenes that show sexual activity have an apotropaic power, because they make you laugh so that wards off the evil eye." [Source]
I’m no expert but I would have said they might have been fertility charms.
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    According to this logic, dickbutts are lucky charms. QUICK! CHURN OUT MORE DICKBUTTS!!!
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