Anubis Egyptian Lego Figurine – Collectors Edition
Anubis is one of the most iconic gods of ancient Egypt. Anubis is the Greek version of his name, the ancient Egyptians knew him as Anpu (or Inpu). Anubis was an extremely ancient deity whose name appears in the oldest mastabas of the Old Kingdom and the Pyramid Texts as a guardian and protector of the dead. Over the 5,oo0 years of Egyptian rule, the mythology of Anubis changed slightly over time.
He was originally a god of the underworld. In the Pyramid Texts of Unas,
Anubis is associated with the Eye of Horus who acted as a guide to the dead and helped them find Osiris.
He was also seen. leading the deceased to the halls of Ma´at where they would be judged. Anubis watched over the whole process and ensured that the weighing of the heart was conducted correctly. He then led the innocent on to a heavenly existence and abandoned the guilty to Ammit.