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Carved pig

1985.0339.0114

Carved pig

Carved pig

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Physical description

A wooden pig with carved ears, long horizontal tail, snout and four legs. Two decorative incised bands, one on each side, curve from the front leg to the corresponding rear leg. These feature alternating lime-filled triangles that define a zigzag pattern in relief. The face has circular lime-filled incisions for eyes. The carving is marked 7 in white.

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