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Egypt

A project for the Hillsdale Education Foundation
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Jason Zeller

on 8 November 2012

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Egyptian God Named Anubis About Anubis:

The Egyptian god Anubis (a modern rendition inspired by New Kingdom tomb paintings)
Protector of the dead and embalming 1
Name in hieroglyphs



Major cult center Lycopolis, Cynopolis
Symbol the fetish, the flail
Parents Ra (early myth)


Nephthys and Set, or Osiris (in some accounts) (later)
Siblings Horus (in some accounts)
Consort Anput

Anubis (Greek: ) is the Greek name2 for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. According to the Akkadian transcription in the Amarna letters, Anubis' name was vocalized in Egyptian as Anapa.3 The oldest known mention of Anubis is in the Old Kingdom pyramid texts, where he is associated with the burial of the pharaoh.4 At this time, Anubis was the most important god of the dead but he was replaced during the Middle Kingdom by Osiris.5

He takes names in connection with his funerary role, such as He who is upon his mountain, which underscores his importance as a protector of the deceased and their tombs, and the title He who is in the place of embalming, associating him with the process of mummification.4 Like many ancient Egyptian deities, Anubis assumes different roles in various contexts.

Anubis also holds the scale on which the heart is weighed in the process of "The Weighing Of The Heart". Anubis played a big role in mummification. He guards the tomb of the mummified pharaoh.

Anubis' wife is a goddess called Anput. His daughter is the goddess Kebechet. Egypt Famous drinks and food Dates are very popular, And so is this "Mowz bil-Laban " (Also known as "guava with milk." It's the white one: Egyptian God Named Anubis About Anubis:

The Egyptian god Anubis (a modern rendition inspired by New Kingdom tomb paintings)
Protector of the dead and embalming
Name in hieroglyphs



Major cult center Lycopolis, Cynopolis
Symbol the fetish, the flail
Parents Ra (early myth)


Nephthys and Set, or Osiris (in some accounts) (later)
Siblings Horus (in some accounts)
Consort Anput

Anubis (Greek: ) is the Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. According to the Akkadian transcription in the Amarna letters, Anubis' name was vocalized in Egyptian as Anapa. The oldest known mention of Anubis is in the Old Kingdom pyramid texts, where he is associated with the burial of the pharaoh.4 At this time, Anubis was the most important god of the dead but he was replaced during the Middle Kingdom by Osiris.

He takes names in connection with his funerary role, such as He who is upon his mountain, which underscores his importance as a protector of the deceased and their tombs, and the title He who is in the place of embalming, associating him with the process of mummification. Like many ancient Egyptian deities, Anubis assumes different roles in various contexts. during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. His original name, Tutankhaten, means "Living Image of Aten", while Tutankhamun means "Living Image of Amun". In hieroglyphs, the name Tutankhamun was typically written Amen-tut-ankh, because of a scribal custom that placed a divine name at the beginning of a phrase to show appropriate reverence.. In February 2010, the results of DNA tests confirmed that he was the son of Akhenaten (mummy KV55) and his sister/wife (mummy KV35YL), whose name is unknown but whose remains are positively identified as "The Younger Lady" mummy found in KV35. Egypt! A little more about King Tut: The Famous pyramids of giza Famous Landmarks and people: King Tut + + = About Anubis: Toby and David will journey there September 2012 The Egypt Natonal Anthem is playing!
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