Ancient Greece, dating back to 520-510 B.C. This was a drinking cup made of terracotta. The image depicts a sexual or at least intimate encounter. It has been broken at some stage and repaired meticulously showing its worth either to it's original owner or a more recent mishap.
Psyche is the goddess of the soul in Greek mythology. Her name literally means “soul” or “breath of life”. She was originally born as a beautiful mortal woman, however her affair and marriage with the Eros (the god of love) eventually lead to her becoming his immortal wife. She is seen as being a merciful goddess and the story of Eros and Psyche is about how love and the soul came together. #myth
The Constraints of Desire: The Anthropology of Sex and Gender in Ancient Greece - John Winkler
Presidential address: Sex in Ancient Greece - http://notexactlythenews.com/2014/02/06/docudrama/presidential-address-sex-in-ancient-greece/