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Wednesday, 16 January 2013

2000 pigs.



Photograph by avant1997.

The more I think about about the 'Mysteries' such as the Thesmophoria and Eleusis, both of which required the sacrifice of pigs...

It is too alien, too far away.
I don't believe it ever happened.

But I'm wrong.

Here are 2000 pigs sacrificed to the deity General Chao of Wudeh temple in 2007.