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Carved pig

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Physical description

A wooden pig with carved ears, with one broken off, a snout, four legs, with one rear leg broken off, and a tail that is broken off. The eyes are incised and filled with lime and the mouth is incised. The body is decorated with incised bands of alternating lime-filled triangles that define a zigzag pattern in relief. It is marked 27 in white.

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