AF: This Little Pyggy…

Welcome to Archae-Facts, the place to find bite-sized chunks of Archaeological Trivia!

Today we examine the origin of the Piggy Bank!

 

 

 

 

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Archaeology excavation “history pygg” medieval pottery clay orange popular use money store household pots pans cooking Tudor Middle English change shift homophone similar “piggy bank” banks pig pigs “middle ages”

 

 

 

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