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Statuette of a pig

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This terracotta figurine of a wild pig retains traces of white gesso. It is hollow and open at bottom. The surface is rough and flaking in some areas.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Wiliamson Haynes

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

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.9 x 5.8 x 3.1 cm (1 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.605

Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture