The Mano Fico 

The mano fico, also known as Figa, is an ancient Italian amulet. It was also employed by the Etruscans, and examples have been unearthed dating back to the Roman era. Mano means “hand,” and fico or Figa means “fig,” referring to a woman’s genitals in idiomatic slang. (The colloquial equivalent in English might as well be “vagina hand.”) It’s a hand gesture in which the thumb is thrust between the curled index and middle fingers, ostensibly resembling heterosexual intercourse.

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