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Ithyphallic figure from India

Title
Ithyphallic figure from India.
Format
Realia
Published
20th century.
Description
Soapstone figure with touches of black and red paint; 5 1/4" x 2" x 2" d.
Notes
ISR 196.
Summary
A soapstone ithyphallic figure, standing with hands clasped in front grasping its erect phallus. Used in phallic worship by a group of Hindus who carry sacred silver boxes at all times--contains penis and vagina, called Lingoiadh.
Kinsey subjects
Art--India--20th century.
Phallus cults.
Carved figures.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
238R A003.1
Location
Kinsey Institute Library - Art