Pantheon: Egyptian, Roman
Titles: Leader of the Dead, Protector and Judge of the Dead, Lord of the Bows, Lord of the Divine Kingdom, Lord of the Sacred Land, Lord of the White Land, Guardian of the Underworld, He Who is Upon His Mountain
Alternate Names/Spellings: Anpu, Inpu, Sekhem Em Pet, Sekhem Taui
Gender: Male

Anubis is the better known name of the God the Egyptians knew as Anpu. He is the god of animals, cemetaries, death, embalming, magic, and wisdom. Anubis is usually thought of to be the son of Nephthys and Osiris, though other sources list his mother as Hesat or Bastet. His sacred animals include dogs, dolphins, fish, and jackals. Opals and pearls are sacred to him, as is the direction of West.

In art, Anubis usually appears as a jackal-headed man, or as a jackal crouching on the ground. The Romans portrayed him as being dog-headed. His skin is always painted black.

Anpu Tepy-Dju-Ef: "Anubis Who Is Upo His Mountain"
Imy-Ut Per Wabet: "He Who Is In the Place of Embalming"
Khenty-Imentiu: "Foremost of the Westerners"
Khenty-Sekh-Netjer: "Lord of the Embalming/Burial Chamber"
Neb-Ta-Djeser: "Lord of the Sacred Land"

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