Sappho was a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in their list of the nine greatest lyric poets. It is said that she died around 570 BCE, but little is known for certain about her life.
Gallo-Roman Bronze Priapus Statuette, Century AD This statuette is possibly a representation of the Roman fertility god Priapus, made in two parts (shown here in assembled and disassembled forms). It was found at Rivery, in Picardy, France in 1771