The ancient Egyptions worshipped more than 2000 gods + goddesses! Most of the gods and goddesses had animal parts
represting their strength or the thing they were god or goddesses of.
Sobek, for instance, Sobek was a Nile god. Sobek was connected with the Nile, and protected the king. Live crocodiles
were kept in pools at temples built to honour Sobek.
Sobek had the head of a crocdile but the body of a human.