He was represented in a variety of ways, most commonly as a misshapen gnome-like figure with an enormous erect phallus.
Statues of Priapus were common in ancient Greece and Rome, standing in gardens or at doorways and crossroads.
Lotis awoke and pushed Priapus away, but her only true escape was to be transformed into the lotus tree.
To punish the donkey for spoiling his opportunity, Priapus bludgeoned it to death with his gargantuan phallus.
Outside his "home" region in Asia Minor, Priapus was regarded as something of a joke by urban dwellers.