God Anubis | God of the Necropolis



Anubis is considered the god of death among the pharaohs. They find a carving in ancient tombs, speaking of Anubis as a guide for the dead, the guardian of the nether world. His cult moved from the reign of the Fifth Dynasty of the god Osiris when he was worshiped in ancient Egypt.


God Anubis 

Anubis was known as the god of the underworld but later he became associated with the mummification process and the funeral processions. His name got changed and he was then known as "Imy-ut" (He Who is In the Place of Embalming), nub-ta-Djoser (lord of the sacred land). Preserving the body of the dead person was one of the ancient Egyptian believes that's why they mummified their dead, Anubis was the mummified god.

Anubis had a blackhead that represented him as the god of the dead. The full human form of Anubis could be seen at the Temple of Ramses II at Abydos. Anubis Also has a beautiful statue upon his name which is made in the form of a jackal that was found at the Tomb of Tutankhamen that was discovered by the famous excavator Howard Carter at the new kingdom necropolis known as the Valley of the Kings in the West Bank of the Nile River, and now exhibited in the collection at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

God of the Necropolis

 We can see a lot of prayer and rituals dedicated to Anubis carved on many ancient tombs of Egypt. He watched the process of mummification of the dead to ensure it was proper. He accompanied the souls of the underworld while examining their knowledge of the gods and their faith. He placed the heart of the dead on the scales of justice when the judging of the heart took place.

Travel to Egypt to visit the Egyptian temples and pyramids to learn more about the mythology and hundreds of Gods worshipped by the Pharaohs who were very much like humans they loved and hated, they felt jealous and fought and died during an amazing myth full of joy, action and dramatic events that inspired modern movie directors and producers to create world-famous movies about the grandeur of the Pharaohs and the Gods they worshipped. Spend a few days to visit Abydos, Giza, Luxor, Aswan to see the tombs of the Pharaohs adorned with very clear, detailed, and beautifully painted scenes of the various deities of ancient Egypt as well as many other sites, cities, adventures, and things to do in Cairo, you can try and book one of our range of Egypt tours and Egypt Travel Packages many privately guided groups of Cairo day tours from airport and Egypt day tours to explore the capital city of Egypt, Cairo you can check a lot of Egypt itineraries or go on one of our full Cairo Day tours like: