About this object

Solid cast copper alloy statuette of a crocodile, probably representing the god Sobek. Front left leg broken.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Faiyum
  • Date made
    332 BC - 30 BC
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    J H T Dawson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Faiyum
  • Date collected
    1910 about
  • Measurements
    190 mm x 40 mm
  • Related people
    J H T Dawson (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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