Anubis is the Egyptian God of the dead and the embalming process. He presided over the embalming of Osiris when he was killed by Seth. Priests would sometimes wear masks of Anubis when performing embalming rituals.
He is associated with the jackal and often imaged with a jackal’s head.
Learn More Online
- Check out Anubis’s entry in the Mythopedia https://mythopedia.com/egyptian-mythology/gods/anubis/
- Get an overview of the historical context of Anubis at Ancient Egypt Online https://ancientegyptonline.co.uk/anubis/
- Charlie Larson at the Agora at Patheos writes about Anubis often.
- Learn About the Anubis Oracle Card set http://theanubisoracle.com/