Sekhemre Susertawi Sobekhotep VIII was an Egyptian king during the 16th or 17th Theban dynasty of Egypt and is believed to be the successor of Djehuti according to Kim Ryholt. He reigned over Upper Egypt during the time of the Hyksos conquest of Memphis and Lower Egypt. A stela found at Karnak dated to the epagomenal, or final five days, of his fourth regnal year describes his attempts to preserve the temple there from damage by a massive Nile flood. He enjoyed a reign of 16 years, according to the Turin Canon, and was succeeded by Neferhotep III.
- Titulary of Sobekhotep VIII
- Kim Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period c.1800-1550 B.C, Museum Tusculanum Press, (1997), pp.152-154 & 202
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