Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Ancient Erotic Sculptures Found in Tver
31.01.2012 10:48
Ancient Erotic Sculptures Found in Tver
Photo: fedpress.ru

In the course of excavations in Tver archeologists have found small sculptures of the 14th -15th centuries with strongly pronounced erotic implications.
      
      The figurines were unearthed on the site of a medieval house in the former Zagorsky trading quarters, located about 200 meters away from the Tver Kremlin. The first sculpture depicts a nude man wearing a cap only.
      
      The second figurine depicts some animal on four paws. Just like in case with the mans figurine, the animals genitals are grotesquely exaggerated the archeologists point out. Probably, the composition of two pair figurines was used as illustrations to some obscene stories, in performances or even certain magic rituals.
      
      Interestingly, in the same place another find was dug out a 16th century lead seal of Tver bishop Varsonofy.
      
      Source: etver.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Archeology Tver    

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Finnish and Russian Stars to Hold Charity Concert in St. Petersburg
07.11.2016
Paintings by Russian and Soviet Artists Put Up for Auction in New York
10.12.2016
World's Best Cellists are Meeting in Moscow Today
16.11.2016
Kazan Will Host Feodor Chaliapin Opera Festival
28.01.2017
Short-Length Film Festival Kicks Off in Kaliningrad
23.08.2016



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Gelendzhik  criminality  Olkhon Island  TV-Centr  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Novosibirsk   Orbit  Russian women  Murmansk Region  Autonomous Video Surveillance System  pavel  Russian history  Russian architecture  Ivan Pavlov  Concerts in Moscow  Alexander Sokurov  Russian ministries  Contemporary Writers  Christmas Tree Decorations  Russian Literature  Russian business  Moscow  Boomfest  Archeology  Mikhail Krug  New Museums  Jan Svankmajer  business  holidays  elections in Russia  Aeroexpress  Fashion Futurum  Far East  Russian immigration  Moscow planetarium  shale oil   aircraft  Master Bank  Skiing  Painting  Russian church  Crimea  Wolverine  Moscow Museums  Russian tourism  Russian Cinema  obituary  Udarnik Movie Theater  Russian Traditions 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites