Anubis Etains du Graal
Anubis, a god with a jackal head protector of the enbarmers and master of the necropolis. Worshipped for more than 3 millenia, Anubis is in charge of the mumification of corpses and purifying the hearts of the deceased.
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Egyptian figurine by Les Etains du Graal - Anubis
Anubis is certainly seen as the most recognised of the ancient gods of Egypte simply because of his familiar form.
Represented either as a sitting jackal or a man with the head of a jackal.
He is master of the necropolis and protector of embarmers.
No one knows exactly the etymology of the name Anubis. There are a great many different explanations, some could be credible, others quite wierd.
in 2005, Terence Duquesne a british egyptologist made the suggestion that we can only derive perhaps an onomatapaic imitation of his bark (yanoup)
Made in France
Each piece is hand finished.
Scale : 1/18
Height : 125 mm approx.
Made of: Peuter alloy (for a better finish and robustness)
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