The god Sobek, in his connections with the Nile and its annual inundation, was commonly represented as a crocodile. His most important cult was located in the Faiyum. Crocodile cemeteries are found there and in adjacent areas like Kahun.
- Medium: Animal remains, linen, white tape
- Dates: 1st century C.E.
- Period: Roman Period
- Dimensions: 3 11/16 x 29 3/16 in. (9.3 x 74.2 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is not on view
- Accession Number: 14.668
- Credit Line: Museum Collection Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Crocodile Mummy, 1st century C.E. Animal remains, linen, white tape, 3 11/16 x 29 3/16 in. (9.3 x 74.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 14.668. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (79%)