Ancient art for Eros from Rome and Greece now on display in Athens

"There's even a life-sized replica of a prostitute's kiosk!" exclaims the narrator in this Reuters video about a new exhibition of sexually explicit art from ancient Rome and Greece: Sex and the Citizens. (thanks, Cyrus)


  1. Visit the “Secret Room” in the National Archeological Museum in Naples if you want to see how the Romans in the 1st century valued sex and eroticism. We’re all Puritans in comparison.

  2. Daneyul: yes, I know the Internet well. In Roman times, eroticism was a virtue, quite openly displayed. Brothels and public erotic art were as common as No Parking signs are now. Try posting porn on the outside of your house.

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