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Mummified Crocodile, Egyptian

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An image of Mummified Crocodile. This mummy contains a piece of animal bone, not an entire crocodile. Ptolemy V (204-180BC) issued a decree declaring that each pot bought at a necropolois should contain the mummy of one animal. Length 32.5cm. 30 B.C. to 100 AD. Roman period.

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Mummified Crocodile. This mummy contains a piece of animal bone, not an entire crocodile. Ptolemy V (204-180BC) issued a decree declaring that each pot bought at a necropolois should contain the mummy of one animal. Length 32.5cm. 30 B.C. to 100 AD. Roman period.

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  • Accession Number: E.1.1894
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 382 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 56.70kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2013:01:23 13:30:38

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1st Century Ancient Egypt animal mummy antiquity crocodile Egyptian Fitz_ANT grave goods mummified animal mummy organic remains reptiles ritual equipment ritual object

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