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Terracotta: AN1923.379

Object: Pig

Period: Bronze Age: Akkadian to Old Babylonian Period

Dimensions: H: 5.4cm. L: 8.1cm.

Region: Sumer

Find Spot: Unprovenanced

Description: handmodelled; buff fabric; snout damaged; fully rounded body with pinched ears, stubby legs and tail; incised chevrons on the sides of the body; appliqué blob eyes (one missing).

Reference: Moorey (2004) 136

Follow this link to the Akkadian to Old Babylonian Periods in Babylonia Chapter of the Catalogue Part 2