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Crocodile Mummy

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Animal remains
  • Reportedly From: Manfalout, Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E., or later
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period (or later)
    DIMENSIONS 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 8 11/16 in. (1.5 x 3.5 x 22 cm)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This mummified body of a crocodile is unwrapped. The specimen is in good condition, with all of its limbs attached. It is possible to see the individual digits of the crocodile’s feet are intact. Tail is folded.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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