Anubis: God Of Embalming And The Dead

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Anubis was the god of embalming and the dead, he is one of the most iconic gods in ancient Egypt . References to Anubis are found in texts dating back to the Old Kingdom. His fame lasted until the Middle Kingdom . Anubis was guardian and protector of the dead, he originally was the god of the underworld but he then got associated with the embling process and funeral rites. Anubis is the Greek translation of what the ancient Egyptians called him Inpu or Anpu. The ancient Egyptians believed that preserving the body and using sweet-smelling herbs and plants would help the deceased move on to paradise. Anubis would sniff the deceased and tell them if they are worthy or not to move

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