<em>Figure of a Pig</em>, ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/2 × 2 3/8 × 1 in. (3.8 × 6 × 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 57.165.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.165.5_NegID_57.165.2_GRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)

Figure of a Pig

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3000-2675 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/2 × 2 3/8 × 1 in. (3.8 × 6 × 2.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 57.165.5

Image: CUR.57.165.5_NegID_57.165.2_GRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Statuette of a standing animal. Probably a pig or boar, in blue-green fayence. Frontal. Head lowered almost touching the ground with wide snout. Knife-edge back, feet indicated only by grooved cut across body, short tail. Condition: Rear right leg chipped. Glaze worn in spots.

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