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Fake Mummified Crocodile

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Fake Mummified Crocodile


organic remains


reptile mummy


crocodile fake mummy. This crocodile mummy contains only stone and pottery sherds inside, despite being relatively elaborate. Ptolemy V (204-180BC) issued a decree declaring that each pot bought at a necropolis should contain the mummy of one animal.

Field Collection

Hawara Egypt


height 32 cm




30 B.C. — A.D. 100


given: British School of Archaeology in Egypt 1911 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Accession Number

E.70.1911 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 51297; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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