• with a jackal head
  • A jackal

Anubis was the of embalming and the dead.
Since jackals were often seen in cemeteries, the Egyptians believed that Anubis watched over the dead.

Anubis was the god who helped to embalm Osiris after he was killed by Seth. Thus, Anubis was the god who watched over the process of mummifying when they died.

Priests often wore a mask of Anubis mummification ceremonies.

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