Where have all the penises gone in Rome?!

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I was lucky enough for Christmas to receive the gift of a trip to Rome from my boyfriend. We had a great few days in Rome (despite the torrential rain) but one thing that we started to question as we toured the museums, is where did all the penises go?! Some of the statues used a leaf to cover their dignity however some seemed to have their penis sliced off completely. One of our first theories was that the penis had fallen off during transit to the museum, since the testicles still remained in tack, however we soon disregarded this theory when we realised how many statues were missing this vital body part. Read more