2125 – sheela-na-gig: sheel-na-gig (Irish spelling)

Physical description:
squat figure of female with pronounced eyes, mouth and holding open vagina, thought to represent fertility
Museum classification:
Goddess
Size:
12 x 12 x 8cm
Information:
These figures, usually found in churches, probably represent the fertility Goddess worshipped before christianity took over the site
Resource:
object
Materials:
resin
These figures, usually found in churches, probably represent the fertility Goddess worshipped before christianity took over the site