Monthly Archive: February 2019
Written by Lisa Golombek, Curator Emeritus (Islamic Art)
Burial figure of a pig , earthenware, Eastern Han Dynasty (late 2nd-early 3rd century), China
Sir Edmund Walker Collection
February 5th, 2019, marks the beginning of the year of the pig 猪. The twelfth and last animal in the Chinese zodiac. People born in the year of the pig are said to be loving and kind. On the other hand, they can be stubborn and dawdle on tasks.