Category:Ithyphallic representations

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English: The use of ithyphallic representation in many ancient artifacts around the world commonly symbolized fertility or abundance and were often used in religious rites and ceremonies. Some ithyphallic objects, such as the ancient Roman fascinum or Greek hermai, were believed to have an apotropaic function or protective qualities.
Italiano: L'uso dell'iconografia itifallica in molti manufatti antichi in tutto il mondo testimonia il suo valore nel simboleggiare la fertilità e l'abbondanza e il suo frequente uso in riti e cerimonie religiose. Si ritiene che alcuni oggetti itifallici, come il romano fascinum o le hermai greche, avessero una funzione apotropaica o funzioni protettive.

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