Ivory phallic amulet

Japanese and Photographer: Ardon Bar-Hama1800/1890

Freud Museum London

Freud Museum London
London, United Kingdom

Freud collected around seventeen phallus amulets, including this example from Japan. The amulets did not signify erotic pleasure, but were good luck charms.


  • Title: Ivory phallic amulet
  • Creator: Japanese, Photographer: Ardon Bar-Hama
  • Date: 1800/1890
  • Date Created: 1800/1890
  • Physical Dimensions: 6 x 2 x 1.5 cm
  • Subject Keywords: Phallus, Japan, Luck
  • Rights: Copyright Freud Museum London
  • External Link: Freud Museum London
  • Medium: Ivory

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