Anubis -The God of Mummification

Wooden statuette of Anubis

anubis

Macedonian – Ptolemaic Period, 332 – 30 B.C.

Egyptian.

The god Anubis is the god of mummification. He has the head of a jackal and human body. His hands are raised with the palms down, a pose when he is performing the purification ritual on mummies.

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