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Crocodile amulet
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI 664 BCE-525 BCE

Medium
faience
Measurements
1.6 × 1.3 × 5.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D141-1994
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1939
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Small amulet of a crocodile with its tail curled around slightly at the end. Roughly modelled with rough scaling pattern on the body and snout. Intact and perforated sideways through the jaws.