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Crocodile mummy

Museum number:
6-21633
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.54/56/63/107
Object count:
1
Description:
Small mummified crocodile.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Cemetery 6, Tebtunis, Faiyum region
Verbatim coll. place:
Tebtunis (Umm el Baragat)?; C. 6 Cemetery VI
Culture or time period:
Ptolemaic dynasty (332–31 BC) and Roman Empire (27 BC–395 AD)
Collector:
Arthur S. Hunt and Bernard P. Grenfell
Collection date:
1899-1900
Taxon:
Crocodylus niloticus
Object type:
archaeology
Department:
Ancient Egypt
Dimensions:
length 49 centimeters, width 8 centimeters, and depth 3.5 centimeters
Loans:
S2015-2016 #3: Bancroft Library (UC Berkeley) (May 5, 2016–August 2, 2016) and S2018-2019 #8: Bancroft Library (UC Berkeley) (October 9, 2019–January 19, 2021)
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