Description: Sits on a flat rectangular base with rivet holes at each corner. Tall body with long thin forelegs to the front and very small rear legs. Claws depicted.Tail curled up between rear legs, over left haunch and curled at tip. Genitals shown. Mouth open with long wavy tongue extended. Very short upper jaw. Upright rounded ears. Longer lower jutting jaw below tongue. Body decorated with a series of deep narrow incisions and cross-hatching between. From shoulders to rump are two parallel grooves down the ridge of the back with herringbone between. Haunches decorated with short curving grooves. Blunt snout.
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Image: Courtesy of the National Museum Wales.

Image of figurine 1176