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Crocodile

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Osiris temple, Chamber M69, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations, 1902–03
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
L. 9.6 x H. 2.7 x W. 2.2 cm (3 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1903
Accession Number:
03.4.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations at Abydos, 1902-03. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1903.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 45.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Introduction." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 5.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Early Dynastic Art." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 171–72, no. 151.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 259, no. 151.

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