- flourished 27th century b.c., Egyptian physician, sage, and architect: identified with Asclepius.
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Chermosh is away off to the side from Agni and Imhotep in either case.
"He got the furs on Imhotep; he traded for them," Harkaman said.
Imhotep was the son of Ptah, who, at Alexandria, was merged in Serapis.A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete
Asclepiodorus is angry—not with you, for he knows from Imhotep that you are taking care of a sick child—but with Irene.The Sisters, Complete
His son is Imhotep, he who comes in peace; the Greeks regarded this god as a physician, and called him Asclepios.History of Religion
- c. 2600 bc, Egyptian physician and architect. After his death he was worshipped as a god; the Greeks identified him with Asclepius