Bas-relief of early amusements at the amphitheatre.

Amphitheatrical Amusements

Bas-relief of early amusements at the amphitheatre.

"Has rather slender, long legs, and is of a grayish color above, with a tint of fawn below. The upper tusks come through the skin of the muzzle and turn circularly backward, the points sometimes reaching the skin again in their downward progress." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Babirussa

"Has rather slender, long legs, and is of a grayish color above, with a tint of fawn below. The upper…

The Wild Boar is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. It lives in woodlands in central Europe, the southern united states, the Mediterranean regions, across souther Asia and as far as Indonesia.

Boar

The Wild Boar is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. It lives in woodlands in central Europe,…

"Argent, a boar's head proper couped. COUPED. The head or limbs of any animal cut close is called couped." -Hall, 1862

Boar Couped

"Argent, a boar's head proper couped. COUPED. The head or limbs of any animal cut close is called couped."…

A species of wild pig.

Wild Boar

A species of wild pig.

"Six to eight inches long; found in the European seas." — Goodrich, 1859

Boarfish

"Six to eight inches long; found in the European seas." — Goodrich, 1859

"Is a foot long, of a brownish gray color above and white below. The skin without the hair is of a blackish violet. It is gregarious, lives in caves, and is a mild, timid, and feeble creature." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Syrian Daman

"Is a foot long, of a brownish gray color above and white below. The skin without the hair is of a blackish…

This Boar Head was designed by Habenschaden of Munchen, Germany.

Boar Head

This Boar Head was designed by Habenschaden of Munchen, Germany.

"Heracles bringing Home the Boar" — Gayley, 1893

Heracles

"Heracles bringing Home the Boar" — Gayley, 1893

A large wart hog with large warts and the head uncouth in its form.

Cape Wart Hog

A large wart hog with large warts and the head uncouth in its form.

"It is of the size of a common hog; has long, narrow, straight ears, with a pencil of hair at the tips. It is of a lively cinnamon-red, with white patches above the and below the eyes, and with longitudinal bands of white on the back. The face is partly black, and the tail is long, reaching below the knee." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Guinea Hog

"It is of the size of a common hog; has long, narrow, straight ears, with a pencil of hair at the tips.…

"Its general color is a yellow-ish ggray; a whitish line runs down the shoulder obliquely toward the neck resembling a collar, thus giving its distinctive name." — S. G. Goodrich, 1885

Collared Peccary

"Its general color is a yellow-ish ggray; a whitish line runs down the shoulder obliquely toward the…

An illustration of a white pig.

Pig

An illustration of a white pig.

A ship's prow.

Ship's prow

A ship's prow.

A ship's prow.

Ship's prow

A ship's prow.

A ship's prow.

Ship's prow

A ship's prow.

A sixteenth century German boar spearhead.

German boar spear

A sixteenth century German boar spearhead.

A wild boar running to the left.

Wild Boar

A wild boar running to the left.