Pig skin floatation devices, artwork

Pig skin floatation devices, artwork

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Caption: Pig skin floatation devices. Historical artwork depicting Assyrian men using inflated pig skins as buoyancy aids for a boat. From a fresco found in Dur-Sharrukin (Khorsabad, Iraq). Published in Weltall und Menscheit (Universe and Humanity), by Hans Kraemer (ca. 1880).

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