Anubis Statue 12.5 inches high Larger, hand polished cold cast bronze statue of the Egyptian Jackal God of the Dead Anubis. Symbols and heiroglyphs painted all around the body of the jackal, who sports a golden colored collar. Reasonably priced artwork that's a high quality addition to any decor. U$85
Anubis was associated with the mummification and protection of the dead for their journey into the afterlife. He was usually portrayed as a half human, half jackal, or in full jackal form wearing a ribbon and holding a flail in the crook of its arm. The jackal [Note: recent genetic studies show that the Egyptian jackal is actually a form of the grey wolf and has thus been renamed the “Egyptian Wolf" was strongly associated with cemeteries in ancient Egypt, since it was a scavenger which...
mask of Anubis. ancient Egypt. Anubis is the Greek name of a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. Like many ancient Egyptian deities, Anubis assumed different roles in various contexts. Depicted as a protector of graves as early as the First Dynasty (c. 3100 – c. 2890 BC), Anubis was also an embalmer. One of his prominent roles was as a god who ushered souls into the afterlife.
Anubis was one of the Gods of the dead. His main roles were in the cemeteries and mummification processes. It was Anubis's job to open, and escort the recently deceased to the TUAT, also known as the underworld.