- Cult Center:
Crocodilopolis in the Faiyum, after the Twelfth Dynasty he was
worshipped everywhere with cult centers at Kom Ombo, Thebes and at
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.
- Representation: A crocodile, a mummified crocodile or as a man with a
crocodile-head. Sometimes wearing horns like those of Amon-Ra, and
the solar disk.
Son of Neith of Sais.
- Other Names:
Sebek, Sebek-Ra, Sobk, Suchos, Sobki or Soknopais.