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Anubis

In primitive times, Anubis was merely the jackal god. He was associated with the dead because the jackal was generally seen prowling about the tombs. Anubis oversaw the embalming and mummification process, as well as escorting the deceased through procedures for entering the underworld.

Origin

  • egyptian: Egyptian god of the dead; Anubis or Anpu is the Jackal-headed denizen of the underworld.

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