Anubis: The Ancient Egyptian God Of The Dead

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Anubis is the ancient Egypt god of the dead. Anubis is how his name is spelled in the Greek version, and Anpu is how the ancient Egyptians knew him. Anubis is an extremely ancient god who appears in the Old Kingdom. He also protects and guards the dead in the Pyramid Texts. He was originally the god of the dead, but then he was switched to being the god of the embalming process and funerals. Osiris became the god of the underworld after that. In some myths it is said that Anubis gave up his role as god of the dead to Osiris as a mark of respect when Osiris died.He was also known as “Imy-ut” (“He Who is In the Place of Embalming”), “nub-tA-djser” (lord of the scared land”). Anubis is the son of Osiris and Nephthys. There are many stories as

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