<em>Figure of a Hawk-headed Crocodile</em>, ca. 2nd-3rd century. Limestone, 4 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (11.8 x 6.3 x 21.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.86. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.86_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Figure of a Hawk-headed Crocodile

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2nd-3rd century

Dimensions: 4 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (11.8 x 6.3 x 21.5 cm)


Accession Number: 16.86

Image: CUR.16.86_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone sculpture of a hawk-headed crocodile standing on an oblong plinth, probably the god Soknopaios (Greek form of Sobek of the Island). Condition: Excellent. Two dowel holes on front of plinth suggest that the object was attached to a larger composition.

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