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Anubis walking

REF RE000142 EAN 3336727444443

 Anubis walking

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Anubis walking

Anubis is one of the most known gods and most important of the Egyptian religion.
After the murder of Osiris by his Seth brother, he invents the momification what explains its epithet of "that which is the strip" and thus allows to the god ressusciter.

He thus becomes the owner of the embalmers. He introduces also deaths into beyond and protects their burial from where its many representations in funerary decorations.

He is often represented, like here, in the shape of a man with head of wild dog or jackal. He also appears in the shape of these animals, lying on a base in form of mastaba.

The base of this item has changed in fall 2018, the picture shows the new model, but it remains exceptionally possible that older versions are included in your order

Reproduction in hand patinated resin

Size
H. 19 cm (7,48"); W. 4 cm (1,57"); D. 8 cm (3,15")
Origin
Egypt
Material of the original
Bronze
Epoch
332 to 30 B.C., Ptolemaic Period
Museum
Marseille - Musée de la Vieille Charité
Themes
Mythology, Egypt
Material
Resin
Art movement
Egyptian Antiquities
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