he implication of defeat in this statue is undeniablely clear. The loser is on his knees, his buttocks are raised in the air, and his opponent's penis is precariously close to ravishing his victim in the anus. Nude wresting was particular offensive to both Jews and Christians alike. Those sweaty, muscular, shining bodies rubbing against each other with their dicks flopping and balls swinging caused hard resentment in the minds (if not the crotches) of some believers.