Mummified crocodile on a bier, Ancient Egyptian, Ptolemaic period, c305-30 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

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Mummified crocodile on a bier, Ancient Egyptian, Ptolemaic period, c305-30 BC. Artist: Werner Forman
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Image ID: DE08YT
Mummified crocodile on a bier, Ancient Egyptian, Ptolemaic period, c305-30 BC. From Alexandria. The bier is resting on a wooden supporting structure. Although particularly associated with the worship of the crocodile deity Sobek, sacred crocodiles were a feature of the cults of several Ancient Egyptian divinities. From the Graeco-Roman Museum, Alexandria.