Ancient Roman Erotic Art Found

November 08, 2012
article-2224419-15BBAA28000005DC-762_634x351 A copper knife handle depicting a couple having sex and an animal bone carved into the shape of a penis with wings are among thousands of artifacts unearthed by Britain amateur treasure hunters with a metal detector. While the treasure hunter who unearthed the lewd copper knife handle in North Yorkshire may have had something of a shock, an expert said it was 'not uncommon' to find sexually explicit iconography in a Roman household.


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