- Dimensions: 5 3/4 Inches x 3 3/4 Inches x 10 7/8 Inches
- Approximately 3 pounds
- Cold Cast Resin -Finsihed in Bronze
- Hand painted
- Excellent piece for any Altar
Anubis with Cobra Head Scepter
Anubis is one of the most iconic gods of ancient Egypt, often depicted as a man with the head of a jackal, his name appears in the oldest texts as a guardian and protector of the dead. Anubis is the Greek version of hi sname, the ancient Egyptians knew him as Anpu. Originally a god of the underworld, over the course of history he became associated specifically with the embalming process and funeral rites. An iconic role of Anubis is that of the guardian of the scale, he watches over weighing of the heart against a feather and determines whether the person being judged is worthy of entering the realm of the dead, or be devoured by the goddess Ammit.
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This statue was designed and created by Veronese