Four crocodile amulets
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7300 S of mastaba G 7550 in debris
Overall: 0.6 x 2.6 cm
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Throughout ancient Egyptian history, people wore amulets of crocodiles as protection against actual crocodiles. These four pale blue faience amulets come from a set of six found together.
From Giza, St. G 7300 S of mastaba G 7550 in radim. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition