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Clay figure of a crocodile


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Title/s

Clay figure of a crocodile

Category

figure

Name

figurine

Description

crocodile, fragment. This hand-modelled terracotta crocodile holds a fish or cake in its mouth. Such figures were produced for festivals and dedicated at sanctuaries.

Field Collection

Naukratis Egypt

Dimensions

height 4 cm
length 10.6 cm
width 5.1 cm

Provenance

given: the Egypt Exploration Fund 1899 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

clay

Accession Number

GR.224.1899 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 67356; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2008-08-13)

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