Excerpt from Suda sv Priapos

They give a human form to the statue of Priapos, who is called Horus among Egyptians. In his right [hand] he holds a scepter, as if the dry land and the sea issued from him, and in his left he holds his erect member, since he makes the seeds hidden in the soil become visible [sc. as growing plants]. The wings [signify] the speed of his motion; the circle of the disk [suggests] his circumference[?], for they imagine the same thing for the sun.


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