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The phallic amulet known as the fascinum from which the English word "fascinate" ultimately derives was supposed to have powers to ward off the evil eye and other malevolent supernatural forces. For the Olympic Games in Stockholm in , the official poster was created by a distinguished artist. The same goes for male nudes, of course, but those seem to be less prevalent. In some African and Melanesian cultures, men going completely naked except for a string tied about the waist are considered properly dressed for hunting and other traditional group activities. Male athletes competed naked, but most city-states of the time allowed no female participants or even spectators at those events, Sparta being a notable exception.