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Large granite crocodile Sobek

Large granite crocodile Sobek

A granite crocodile that represents the Egyptian god Sobek. Sobek was an important god throughout Egypt. The crocodile god was worshiped in sanctuaries all along the Nile Valley, but the Faiyum region, centered around a great lake, was always his prime domain.
Material: granite
Dimensions: H 32 x W 26 x D 66 cm
Date: made in the first half of the 20th century
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