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Anubis Lori Livingston ART V02A Anubis is an extremely ancient diety portrayed as a jackal headed humanoid. He is the embalmer who washes the entrails of the dead and guards over their physical bodies as well as the places that house them . Priests wearing a mask of Anubis were responsible for the Opening of the Mouth ceremony that reawakened a dead person's senses. The ancient Egyptians believed that the preservation of the body and the use of sweet-smelling herbs and plants would help the deceased because Anubis would sniff the mummy and only let the pure move on to paradise. Anubis, the god of transition between here and the afterworld. His fur was generally black (not the brown associated with real jackals) because black was associated with fertility, and was closely linked to rebirth in the afterlife. In some artistic depictions, Anubis holds the scales of
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  • Summer '13
  • Ancient Egypt, Mummy, Jackal, extremely ancient diety, Anibus

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