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In Germany, opened an exhibition devoted to sex

March 3 2008

In Germany, an exhibition of 100 thousand years of sex. " It will open in surviving in the Roman city of Trier in Germany, writes The Independent. Visitors to the exhibition will see the erotic figures and other Roman artefacts connected to sex. The exhibition will be presented 250 exhibits, mostly - archaeological finds. They belong to the Stone Age and show that our ancestors also experienced the passion and desire of procreation, spokesman for the museum director. Established in the Netherlands and exhibited in other museums exhibit will be shown in Trier, along with 50 local figures of the Roman period, discovered by archaeologists. In Trier there are several well-preserved ancient buildings, city gates, the arena and a church, standing there with the time when this locality was the main northern city of the Roman Empire. The original exhibition includes primitive sculptures, carolers feminine charms, explicit paintings on Greek vases, a medieval chastity belt, as well as exhibit number 1813, described as the oldest condom in the world. The exhibition runs until June 22. According to a representative of the museum, it is important to examine attitudes toward sex in the past. This exhibition shows that at various times relevant to the intimate relationship was different. "Things that we now consider normal, in the Middle Ages believed revolutionary" - he added.

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