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SOBEK: Egyptian Mythology Documentary | The Crocodile God | Animation

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What was Sobek the god of? Why was he so important to Ancient Egyptians? All of your questions about the God of The Nile will be answered. We start with Sobek’s back story by traveling to The ancient city of Crocodilopolis in the Faiyum. In order to understand Sobek, Krokodilópolis reveals the true reason why Egyptians worshipped crocodiles. You’ll meet Crocodilopolis’ giant holy crocodile – The Son of Soukhos (aka Petsoukhos/Suchus/Soûkhos/Petsuchos) and see how he became the most important animal in the city.

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