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Clay figure of a crocodile

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Clay figure of a crocodile






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


height 4 cm
length 10.6 cm
width 5.1 cm


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



Accession Number

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

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