Sobek, the Crocodile God Who Sweated the Nile While.

The word sobek literally means “crocodile.” When referring to Sobek as an Egyptian god, the word con-tains a hieroglyphic determinative of a seated god.3 Sobek is depicted primarily in two ways, either as a man with a crocodile head or just simply as a croco-dile.4 His place in Egyptian worship appears to have.

The crocodile god Sobek is one of the best known Egyptian gods - at least by his looks. He was shown as a crocodile-headed man, or a whole crocodile. His realm was the Nile, and one myth tells the Nile was made of Sobek's sweat. Sobek's head. Sobek was worshipped from Old Kingdom all through to the Roman Period - basically the whole time span of ancient Egyptian history. He is first mentioned.

Kom Ombo: An Egyptian Temple Dedicated to Two Rival Gods.

Okay so I just had a silly dream about Sobek-Ra. I doubt this was a communication, probably just my brain having a fun time y'know. Sobek-Ra was trying to stalk prey in the shallows of the river banks, and they kept seeing Him coming a mile away because of His huge solar disc.The obverse features the Egyptian crocodile god, Sobek, standing with crossed arms. He carries a staff and wears a headdress. A contemporary rendering of the Nile River flows behind him, with plants growing from the soil to symbolize fertility. A series of hieroglyphs can be seen on the right side. Reverse. An iconic pyramid stands on the reverse in front of a wall filled with hieroglyphs. In.Crocodile god. Because crocodiles were present all over Egypt, Sobek was worshipped everywhere. The majority of the temples had a sacred lake in which one or more crocodiles lived. The most important cult centres for Sobek were Kom Ombo (whose temple was also dedicated to a form of Horus.


Sobek was the crocodile god of the Nile River. The people of Egypt both feared and respected the power of crocodiles, so Sobek soon came to be seen as a patron of the military and the protector of pharaohs. He was also a god that would restore souls damaged in battle or death to their previous physical health, including their sight and their senses. In some ancient Egyptian texts, he was a.Sobek (Sobeq, Sebek, Sochet, Suchos) was an ancient god of crocodiles, first mentioned in the Pyramid Texts.His worship lasted till Roman times, the people of Egypt worshiping him to gain his protection and strength, or reviling him and killing the crocodiles of the area because of the evil that they could do.

Sobek has a protective instinct and he guarded the pharaoh, the Egyptian people, and the army. An iconic pyramid stands on the reverse in front of a wall filled with hieroglyphs. Known as Lord of the Waters, Sobek is the god of strength, power, and fertility. Sobek has a protective instinct and he guarded the pharaoh, the Egyptian people, and the army. An iconic pyramid stands on the reverse.

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The God: Sobek. A crocodile god of the ancient, oasis city of Arsinoe always wanted plenty of water to survive and thrive. He is also known as Sobk, Sochet, Sebek, and Sobki. Besides being the God of Crocodiles, Sebek is also the great God of the Nile, the Military and Fertility. People of ancient Egypt worshipped him to satisfy his pet and sacred crocodiles. He had a head similar to that of a.

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The Egyptian crocodile god Sobek was a Dragon with a curious mythical lineage in humankind. The patron of the Dragon Dynasties was the inspiration for anointing the chosen with messeh, from which comes the word messiah for 'anointed one', crocodile fat mixed with fragrant oils and intoxicants. The ancient Egyptian portion of this old myth in modern clothes includes the legend of the Labyrinth.

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For a short time, in ancient Egypt, a popular pet was a crocodile. While crocodiles were popular as pets, they were dressed in jewels. They were free to roam around a home or a temple. It was quite dangerous. Historians believe that probably crocodiles became popular because the beloved Egyptian god Sobek had a crocodile head. Sobek was responsible for controlling water and marshes. He was a.

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High quality Sobek gifts and merchandise. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours.

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The god Sobek, which was depicted as a crocodile or a man with the head of a crocodile was a powerful and frightening deity; in some Egyptian creation myths, it was Sobek who first came out of the waters of chaos to create the world. Videos.

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Sobek was the crocodile god of lakes and the River Nile. He was worshipped across Ancient Egypt, especially in a region called Faiyum, which lies on the shores of a large lake. The main city in the region was called Crocodilopolis by the Ancient Greeks, in honor of the god. Like crocodiles, Sobek was famous for his appetite and could be violent. But he could also be kind and helpful to people.

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Sobek was a widely worshipped Egyptian Deity, the God of the Nile River, water, warfare, strategy, military prowess, protection, pharaonic power, fertility and crocodiles.He was mainly worshipped in his major cult centre, Crocodilopolis. He is often shown as the son of Set, the god of chaos and Neit, goddess of hunting.The Egyptians worshipped him to protect them when they went on boats in the.

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The Crocodile God, Sobek By Catherine C. Harris. The ancient goddess of war, Neith, was revered as the goddess of wisdom.At different periods she was identified with Athena, noted as the sister of Isis, and named the protector of Duamutef. Neith was the mother of Sobek, known as the crocodile god. Sobek was most popular in the city of Arsinoe.

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Sobek is the Egyptian crocodile Deity. He was the patron deity of the Egyptian army, royal warriors and a defender of the Pharaoh and the people of Egypt. Little is known about Sobek's past. He served Ra during his tenure as king and later Osiris. In addition, he had both aided and fought Horus in the past.

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