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Body cast of pig in Boscoreale

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A cast of a pig's body in a museum
A cast of a pig's body in a museum

A plaster cast of the body of a pig that was one of the victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. The object was found at Villa Regina in Boscoreale (Pompeii area). Currently, the object is housed in a museum in Boscoreale.

A copy of a pig’s body cast at the discovery site, in Boscoreale

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