About this object

Mummified young crocodile with X Ray photograph. Conserved in 1995 and mount made for display. The mummy was X-rayed in 1995 at National Museums Liverpool’s Conservation Centre, for a permanent exhibition, "Caught in Time", which explored the different ways conservators work with museum collections

Object specifics

  • Type
    Animal Remains
  • Culture
    Romano-Egyptian or earlier
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date made
    395 AD before
  • Materials
    Crocodile; Textile
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Manby
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes
  • Date collected
    1847 before
  • Measurements
    35 mm x 37 mm x 220 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Manby (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Owned from: 1847
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Mrs Manby

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1847
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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