From Rome to India to the Americas, erotic art has always existed throughout the ancient world, proving that people have always loved sex. Since the beginning of civilization, humans have incorporated sexuality into erotic art, worship, and daily life. From Rome to India to Persia.
These ten pulse-raising artworks, excerpted from Phaidon's new The Art of the Erotic are salacious and outrageous—make sure your boss isn't.
1 day ago When we picture the ancient world, it is often an idealized society we conjure up. Here are ten of the most shocking pieces of erotic art from the deep past. Currently held in the British Museum, the Ain Sakhri Lovers were discovered in a cave near Bethlehem.