An ancient millstone engraved with a giant penis was found by A14 archaeologists
(Image: Highways England)
An ancient relic engraved with a giant penis has been found by archaeologists working on the A14 upgrade project.
The team responsible for examining the finds unearthed on Britain’s biggest roads project were shocked to find a 2,000-year-old millstone decorated with an enhanced phallus.
"The phallus was seen as an important image of strength and virility in the Roman world," explained Steve Sherlock, Highways England’s Archaeology Lead for the A14.
He added that Roman fighters would often wear good-luck charms engraved with penises before entering battle.
The millstone, traditionally used for grinding grains, was recently pieced together by archaeologists MOLA Headland Infrastructure.