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

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Gift in honor of Emily Townsend Vermeule

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


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

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The Ancient World