20 April 2005
A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A BOAR
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Standing, with short tusks and curled tail, the incised hatching indicating the bristled coat, mounted
2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high
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Animals, 2004, VI, no. 73.
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