Description Anubis was the god protector of the dead and escorted them into the afterlife. He was usually portrayed as a half human, half jackal, or in full jackal form holding a crook and flail. The jackal was strongly associated with cemeteries in ancient Egypt, since it was a scavenger which threatened to uncover human bodies and eat their flesh. The distinctive black color of Anubis did not have to do with the jackal but with the color of rotting flesh and with the black soil of the Nile valley, symbolizing rebirth.
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