Penis Jokes? In MY blog?

This is a classy website, full of classy jokes. (Classics jokes? Never mind.)

romans

Penises (particularly winged) where a popular good luck symbol in the ancient world. In the tintinabulum (a kind of wind charm), they’re doubly combined with the power of bells to ward off evil spirits.

See also:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apotropaic_magic

Bronze phallic wind chime, 1st century AD, Rome (British Museum): http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/gr/b/bronze_phallic_wind_chime.aspx

http://www.livescience.com/24298-roman-artifacts-penis-bone-lovers-bust.html

https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/633670

http://www.christies.com/Lotfinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=4108230

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