|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Naples|
|Type||Fresco, Imperial Roman IV Style|
|Context||Pompeii, Casa dei Vettii|
|Date||ca 65 -79 A.D.|
Priapus, the god of garden fertility, weighs his oversized phallus against a basket brimming with fruit on a set of scales. He wears a yellow and blue robe and a peaked Phrygian cap, and holds the scales and a garden tool in his hands.