We are an international team of archaeologists – scientists and volunteers – excavating the unique ancient site of Gebel el-Silsila in Egypt, now with focus on an enigmatic crocodile-temple: the Temple of Sobek! At some point during antiquity (after Ramses II, before the Romans) this temple was almost completely destroyed and its main deity, Sobek, suddenly lost all his status and had all his images erased from history.

So far, we have uncovered the foundations of Sobek’s temple and an...

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