Figurine of a "Crocodile Man"
4.5 x 1.4 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Modern work in the style of Early Minoan III. “Crocodile man” with arms and legs bending up in loops; feet under elbows, hands under chin. Criss-cross incised design on limbs and side of flat back-strip. Head flat on top, with large hole, as at bottom. Three small holes on sides and back at eye-level. Broken and mended.
By 1965: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Athens; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, December 8, 1965
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Seth K. Sweetser Fund