Further documentation?

It is my belief that the “piercing scene and culture” is as old as human history, and simply “moves around” from time to time — sometimes it's public, sometimes it's underground, sometimes it's upper class, sometimes it's lower class, and so on… For example, the two pictures below are from Hieronymus Bosch's Christ Carrying the Cross, painting in 1490. You can see cheek piercings and chin piercings (and lots of normal earrings as well).

If anyone reading this has examples of body piercing of this type (nipple rings, non-ear facial piercing, genital piercing, and so on) in classical painting, drawing, or sculpture, please let me know.

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Wow Shannon, that's really annoying! What is it, 1997 on Geocities? Retroweb is NOT cool!

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