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Figurine of a pig-headed human

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Terracotta standing figure with a human body and a pig's head. It wears a short, sleeveless tunic bloused above the waist. A tiara or wreath is visible on the forehead. The proper left side of the body is unfinished, except for face. It is split down the center and rejoined. It is broken...

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Provenance

By 1990: collection of Cornelius C. Vermeule; 1990: given to the MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule.

Credit Line

Gift in honor of Emily Townsend Vermeule

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 10.1 x 4.1 x 4.9cm (4 x 1 5/8 x 1 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1990.369

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture