Figurine of a crocodile


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Uronarti, Room 94

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 9.7 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm (3 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2224

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Front half of a crocodile torso and head; incised square pattern on back and eyes; wavy line for teeth; pierced through back; remains of gold gilding?

Provenance

From Uronarti Fort, Nubia (Sudan). 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition