Anubis


The Wolf's Moon

Not a werewolf but…

The jackal-headed Egyptian god of the underworld. Anubis is sometimes called the Great Dog.

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Dogs are greatly revered in ancient Egypt.

Anubis had a place of honor in the pantheon of gods.

In the Middle Ages, Christians believed images of Anubis confirmed legends of werejackals that attacked unwary desert travelers.

Some ancient cults saw Anubis as a conduit for healing, others believed his priests wearing, dog-headed masks were assuming the god’s role as judge of the underworld and were stealing souls of hapless victims that the pretended to cure.

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**The Full Moon this month is named Death Moon.**

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4 thoughts on “Anubis

  1. That is one impressive looking doghead Mari :)

  2. Joseph Pinto says:

    Freakin’ love Anubis! :) He’ll make it into a story of mine sooner or later ;)

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