Medieval Illustration of a European Butcher
source: Wikimedia Commons
A colorful illustration depicts a medieval slaughterhouse. A butcher prepares pork for a waiting customer while two others slaughter a boar. Various cuts of pork, including a whole boar, hang in the background.
Illustration: 14th century AD
This illustration of a medieval slaughterhouse was scanned from a copy of Tacuinum Sanitatis, a medieval Arab-European handbook on health and nutrition. Here, several butchers in a slaughterhouse can be seen preparing boar.
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