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Figurine of a "Crocodile Man"

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Modern work in the style of Early Minoan III. "Crocodile man" with arms and legs bending up in loops; feet under elbows, hands under chin. Criss-cross incised design on limbs and side of flat back-strip. Head flat on top, with large hole, as at bottom. Three small holes on sides and back at...

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Provenance

By 1965: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Athens; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Seth K. Sweetser Fund

Modern, Modern,

Dimensions

4.5 x 1.4 cm (1 3/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1681

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture