The erect member was taken from a hanged English crook who became aroused as he swung from the gibbet during an 18th century hanging.

Now the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History, in Hackney, London, has added the penis to its unusual collection of exhibits.

Mummified member


Bizarrely erections are common among those sentenced to the hangman’s noose as a result of lack of oxygen to the brain.

The ‘death erection’ mirrors the dangerous sexual practice of restricting oxygen to the brain for greater  sexual arousal, known as erotic asphyxiation.


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