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In Egyptian mythology, Seker is a god of craftsmen, the dead and funerals. He was strongly associated with Osiris and Ptah. As Ptah-Seker, he was married to Sekhmet. Later, Ptah-Seker-Osiris was a popular god during the Middle Kingdom[?].

In art, he is portrayed as a human with a hawk's head.

Alternative: Sokar, Socharis (Greek), Sokaris

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