The Crocodile that Makes No Sound

The Crocodile that Makes No Sound

In ancient Egyptian literature, the crocodile is a fearsome, and feared creature. He is the fate that awaits the unwary fisherman and washerman

He’s even the topic of a whole category of Egyptian magical ‘water’ spells - in fact, I wrote my PhD on those very spells. In these spells, the crocodile is such a great danger that he is often only referred to as 'the one who is on the water' - giving name to something conferred on it too much power.

Read More