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Crocodile mummy

Museum number:
6-20100
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.54/56/63/107
Object count:
1
Description:
Crocodile mummy, cloth wrappings, false head. Papyrus writings found within this type.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Uncertain provenience, Tebtunis, Faiyum region
Verbatim coll. place:
Egypt, possibly Tebtunis
Culture or time period:
Ancient Egyptian
Collector:
George Andrew Reisner
Collection date:
1899
Taxon:
Crocodylus niloticus
Object type:
archaeology
Department:
Ancient Egypt
Dimensions:
estimated— length 90 inches
Loans:
S2018-2019 #8: Bancroft Library (UC Berkeley) (September 17, 2019–January 19, 2021)
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