Statue of a crocodile



Accession Number
W88
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Animals case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 19mm | Length: 105mm | width: 32mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Crocodile

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Description

A copper alloy crocodile, dating to the late Dynastic to Graeco-Roman period. It was purchased by Wellcome from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell in 1906.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 87]