Hollow-ware pottery pig or boar, depicted with wrinkled face and curly tail. Areas of orange-red mineral deposits are visible on the surface.
The Chinese often buried their dead with objects they would need in the afterlife. Pigs were considered a sign of high status and were typical funerary objects. Because it was prohibitively expensive, or impractical for most families to bury the dead with actual objects, replicas were used instead.
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Age: 2000 Years
Size: 14" x 5" x 7"