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Sobek
(aka Sebek, Sebek-Ra, Sobk, Suchos, Sobki or Soknopais)



Sobek was the nile God.
Sobek was connected with the Nile, and protected the pharaoh.
Live crocodiles were kept in pools at temples built to honour Sobek.
Admired and feared for his ferocity.
At the command of Ra, He performed tasks such as catching with a net the
four sons of Horus as they emerged from the waters in a lotus bloom.
Sometimes identified with Seth when Seth took the form of a crocodile.
It is said that in the Osiris legends, Horus takes the form of a crocodile in order
to retrieve the parts of Osiris's body that were cast into the Nile by Seth.
Sobek was the Son of Neith of Sais.




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