But only where pharaohs are concerned. The rest of us have to fight our own battles.
Sebek is depicted as a large crocodile, and has all the dangerous attributes you might expect: cunning, treachery, deceit and sharp pointy teeth. Careful — it could all end in tears.
He’s possibly the husband of Taweret, although it’s hard to see what they have in common. And we’re delighted to reveal that his biggest shrine was located in the city of Crocodilopolis.
The Greeks liked him enough to give him a pet name: Petesuchos.
Sebek Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: SOBEK, SOCHET, SUCHOS
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Strength
Area of expertise: Strength
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1231
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Article last revised on August 22, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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