Anubis Statue, Egyptian God of Death, Mini Statue 3 Inches, Sitting Anubis Jackal
Anubis, god of embalming and protector of the gates to the underworld.This hand painted Egyptian mini figure stands approx. 3 inches tall is made of a durable poly-resin.
Ancient Egyptians believed that Anubis decided the fate of the dead in the afterlife. Jackals (a scavenging animal related to wolves) were often seen digging up buried bodies and eating them. This is most likely why Anubis was depicted as a jackal.