ANCIENT EGYPT ANTIQUE Egyptian stone Dog Anubis statue (1500–300 BC)

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Seller: ancient-egyptian (239) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 401838809741 The Size : 5 cm x 11 cm x 3 cmThe weight : 136 grm Material : stone Protector of tombs In contrast to real wolves, Anubis was a protector of graves and cemeteries. Several epithets attached to his name in Egyptian texts and inscriptions referred to that role. Khenty-imentiu, which means "foremost of the westerners" and later became the name of a different wolf god, alluded to his protecting function because the dead were usually buried on the west bank of the Nile.[30] He took other names in connection with his funerary role, such as tpy-ḏw.f "He who is upon his mountain" (i.e. keeping guard over tombs from above) and nb-t3-ḏsr "Lord of the sacred land", which designates him as a god of the desert necropolis. The Jumilhac papyrus recounts another tale where Anubis protected the body of Osiris from Set. Set attempted to attack the body of Osiris by transforming himself into a leopard. Anubis stopped and subdued Set, however, and he branded Set's skin with a hot iron rod. Anubis then flayed Set and wore his skin as a warning against evil-doers who would desecrate the tombs of the dead. Priests who attended to the dead wore leopard skin in order to commemorate Anubis' victory over Set. The legend of Anubis branding the hide of Set in leopard form was used to explain how the leopard got its spots. Most ancient tombs had prayers to Anubis carved on them. EmbalmerAs jmy-wt "He who is in the place of embalming", Anubis was associated with mummification. He was also called ḫnty zḥ-nṯr "He who presides over the god's booth", in which "booth" could refer either to the place where embalming was carried out or the pharaoh's burial chamberIn the Osiris myth, Anubis helped Isis to embalm Osiris.[20] Indeed, when the Osiris myth emerged, it was said that after Osiris had been killed by Set, Osiris's organs were given to Anubis as a gift. With this connection, Anubis became the patron god of embalmers; during the rites of mummification, illustrations from the Book of the Dead often show a wolf-mask-wearing priest supporting the upright mummy. ShippingCombined package : Accepted according the weight and size\Shipping : 7 to 12 days by DHL express with track numberWe ship within Three business days of payment, usually sooner. ReturnYou can return a product for up to 30 days from the date you purchased it.Any product you return must be in the same condition you received it and in the original packaging. Please keep the receipt.PaymentWe accept payment by any of the following methods:PayPalPlease pay as soon as possible after winning an auction, as that will allow us to post your item to you sooner!FeedbackCustomer satisfaction is very important to us. If you have any problem with your order, please contact us and we will do our best to make you satisfied.Contact UsIf you have any queries, please contact us via ebay. We usually respond within 24 hours on weekdays.Please visit our eBay store to check out other items for sale!Thank you for shopping at our store. Condition: As the picture, Material: Stone

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