Invisible Kings: Dynasty XIII
The 13th Dynasty begins around 1786 BCE with the reign of Sobek-Hotep I. This king, like those who follow him, is all but invisible in the record. Why?
We meet Sobek-Hotep and his namesake deity, the crocodile Sobek. In addition, we explore ideas of justice in the Tale of the Eloquent Peasant…
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The smiling face of King Amen-em-hat V (Wikipedia).
The crocodile lord Sobek, in his human-bodied form (Ashmolean Museum).
Sobek, from the Greco-Roman period (Wilkinson 2003).
W.K. Simpson (editor), The Literature of Ancient Egypt, 2006. PDF Copy at Archive.org.
Toby Wilkinson, The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, 2003.