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Carved pig

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A wooden pig with carved ears, a snout, four legs, two of which are broken off, and a coiled tail. The eyes, interior of ears, and nostrils are incised and filled with lime. The body is decorated with incisions filled with lime, including scroll-like motifs and concatenations of small triangles. It is marked 24 in white.

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