Greek Terracotta Piglet Rattle

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Object Description

An Ancient Greek child’s rattle made from terracotta in the shape of a piglet. The facial and anatomical features have been carefully rendered displaying big, round eye, a short nose, curled ears and a tiny round tail. The pig stands on four splayed feet, a hole has been drilled to the top.

Date: Circa 5th Century BC

Object Literature

For a similar item, The British Museum, item number 1926,0419.4

Object Condition

Good, some earthly encrustations remain on the surface.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    W:15.5 x H:8.7 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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