Egyptian God: Anubis

San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas

San Antonio Museum of Art. Texas

Anubis is the ancient Greek name of this god, but the ancient Egyptians knew him as Anpu or Inpu. This god was originally a god of the underworld, afterwards he became associated with the embalming process and funeral rites, and he was replaced by Osiris in his role as the god of the underworld by the Middle Kingdom. He was a guardian and protector of the death, guiding them to the halls of Ma’at where they would be judged.

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