Ancient Sexuality Archive
Posted on February 13, 2013 | No CommentsThis paper, in living up to the promise of that title, discusses the politics of sex through an investigation of the sexual positions and activities of women, men, slaves, foreigners and satyrs (half men, half horse creatures) as depicted on the pots and pans that surrounded the ancient Greeks.
Posted on January 31, 2013 | No CommentsMost research on sexuality and eroticism in Egypt has so far focused on the New Kingdom and the later periods, probably due to the fact that much more evidence survives from these periods. During the Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom the foundations for many cultural practices were laid, which were then perpetuated throughout the rest of the Dynastic period. An understanding of sexuality during this period is thus crucial background for fully appreciating the later evidence.