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Recent discovery of phallic depictions in prehistoric cave art in Asia Minor
1 Department of Urology, University of Health Sciences, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey  
Turk J Urol 2017; 43: 553-555
DOI: 10.5152/tud.2017.52138
Key Words: Cave art; history of urology; phallus
Abstract

It was more recently announced by archeological society that cave art about human being dated back to 8,000 years ago had been discovered at southern Asia Minor. The primitive human figures involved the phallus pointing the ground almost the same size with legs. The cave artists represented their masterpiece without any exaggeration with the exception of extraordinary phallus. The erected penis is regarded as the symbol of giver of life and linked with the creator of the Universe in the initial period of art. In this article, the recent archeological findings were discussed in the light of andrological literature.

 

Cite this article as: Verit A. Recent discovery of phallic depictions in prehistoric cave art in Asia Minor. Turk J Urol 2017; 43(4): 553-5.

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