Egypt. Myth. the god who leads the dead to judgment: usually represented with the head of a jackal
Origin of AnubisClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Anoubis ; from Egyptian Anpu
A jackal-headed Egyptian god, the son of Osiris. He conducted the dead to the underworld.
Origin of AnubisLatin An&umacron;bis, from Greek Anoubis, from Egyptian jnpw.
detail of a relief of Anubis in the Tomb of Horemheb, Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt
From Latin Anūbis, from Ancient Greek Ἄνουβις (Anoubis), from Egyptian jnpw