Friday, December 12, 2008
Anubis was the god of mummy's and the dead. The Egyptians believed he watched over the process of mummification. He was usually known as half human, half dog or fully canine form wearing a ribbon and holding a fail in the crook of his arm. Anubis also was known to do the weighing of the heart ceremony scene in the Book of the Dead. Anubis is a Greek name for a jackal-headed god going along with mummification and afterlife. Anubis was a very important god in the mummification process.