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Amulet of a Crocodile

A work made of carnelian.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of carnelian.

Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (about 1985–1773 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of a Crocodile

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Carnelian

Dimensions

3.2 × 1 × 0.6 cm (1 1/4 × 3/8 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.830

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