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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.


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

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Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Wiliamson Haynes

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


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.)

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Medium or Technique

Pottery (terracotta)


The Ancient World