Amulet of a crocodile
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7510 H, fill
Length x Width: 1.6 x 0.6 cm (5/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Throughout ancient Egyptian history, people wore amulets of crocodiles as protection against actual crocodiles.
From Giza, Pit 7510 H, fill. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: January 19, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition