About this object

Osteoderm from a mummified adult crocodile. Date unknown, but probably from before 395 AD. Collected by Mr J. Dawson who recorded the find place as Lahun.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Animal Remains
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Lahun
  • Date made
    395 AD before
  • Materials
    Animal Bone
  • 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: Lahun
  • Date collected
    1910 about
  • Measurements
    85 mm x 105 mm
  • Note
    Ex collection of JHT Dawson (22.3.940)
  • Related people
    J H T Dawson ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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