Size: 5" x 2"
Material: Filled Resin, with laser etched resin base
c. 600 - 300 BC
Anubis Amulets, such as this
exact copy of a 2500 year old original, were worn by high
and low-born alike, since all Egyptians were concerned about
safely reaching the afterlife. Anubis, the jackal-headed god,
discovered embalming and mummification and was the link between
the living and the dead. As "keeper of the dead",
he assisted in the rites by which a person was admitted into
the underworld by weighing the heart against Truth to determine
the worth of the person's life! To fail this test meant oblivion.
An important god, he carried the scepter of the rulers in
his right hand and lasted through the 3000 years of Egyptian