Ombos

Ombos

(ŏm`bōs), ancient city, S Egypt, on the Nile, S of Idfu. It was strategically located on top of a hill. The city attained great importance under the Ptolemies, who built there a mighty temple complex dedicated to the crocodile-headed god Suchos and the falcon-headed Haroeris.
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At Ombos, a fortress town of the Thebaid in Upper Egypt, the following oracle was engraved:
a Steward of Divine Offerings of Sobek of Shedyet named Neni (= Franke, Personendaten, dossier 329), who left three graffiti at Aswan as well as a stela at Abydos, possibly during business trips on behalf of the aforementioned temple of Sobek in the Fayum; the King's Acquaintance Sa-Sobek, also known from a statue found at Illahun, as well as a stela and a seal from Abydos (= Franke, Personendaten, dossier 547); and the Scribe of the Great Workcamp Senbefni, who is also attested on a seal from Ombos (= Franke, Personendaten, dossier 652).