grandegyptianmuseum: Statue of Sobek and Ame…

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Statue of Sobek and Amenhotep III (calcite)

Amenhotep III (Amenophis III), also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty. he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC. Sobek was an ancient Egyptian deity, associated with the Nile crocodile. Sobek was also associated with pharaonic power, fertility, and military prowess. The statue is now in the Luxor Museum.