This is an offering stela for the priest Hor-Sobek.
It is from Egypt but the exact location is unknown. It is probably from Esna. The inscription asks for offerings for the ka of the priest. It gives his status as waab-priest, a fairly low rank. It also shows the hereditary principle, as his father was also a waab-priest, probably in the same temple. Sobek was the crocodile god. There were many temples dedicated to him.’ A royal offering by Osiris, Lord of Ankh-tawi, that he may give voice-offerings of beef, poultry, bread, alabaster, linen and everything good. Incense, unguent, bread, beer, food and everything on which a god lives, for the ka of the waab-priest of Sobek, Hor-Sobek whose father is the waab-priest, Heqa-ib. This is an offering stela for the priest Hor-Sobek. It is made from stone. It is between about 3,650 and 4,100 years old, dating to the 11th to 14th Dynasty (2055-1650 BCE) in the Middle Kingdom.