- flourished 27th century b.c., Egyptian physician, sage, and architect: identified with Asclepius.
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"He got the furs on Imhotep; he traded for them," Harkaman said.
Chermosh is away off to the side from Agni and Imhotep in either case.
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
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