the god of tombs and weigher of the hearts of the dead: represented as having the head of a jackal.
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We fleetingly touched upon the possible roots of Anubis as the god of the dead.Anubis: Mythology Of The Enigmatic Egyptian Jackal God | Dattatreya Mandal | June 27, 2022 | Realm of History
Now in spite of this popular modern visual motif, from the historical perspective, Anubis is one of the oldest deities among the numerous Egyptian gods.Anubis: Mythology Of The Enigmatic Egyptian Jackal God | Dattatreya Mandal | June 27, 2022 | Realm of History
Winckelmann, says: Those with the figures or heads of Serapis or Anubis incised upon them are of this period.Scarabs | Isaac Myer
I reminded Anubis of this: and moreover I told him, what he ought to be aware of, that Melanops did honour to his relationship.Imaginary Conversations and Poems | Walter Savage Landor
A few young monkeys and one old Anubis baboon alone took no notice of the snake.
British Dictionary definitions for Anubis
Egyptian myth a deity, a son of Osiris, who conducted the dead to judgment. He is represented as having a jackal's head and was identified by the Greeks with Hermes
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