Erotic Arts In Ancient Indonesia

Sukuh is a 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple that is located on the western slope of Mount Lawu on the border between Central and East Java provinces.

Sukuh temple has a distinctive thematic reliefs from other candi where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme. Its main monument is a simple pyramid structure with reliefs and statues in front of it, including three tortoises with flattened shells and a male figure grasping his penis. A giant 1.82 m high of lingga (phallus) with four testes, representing penile incisions, was one of the statues that has been relocated to the National Museum of Indonesia.

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