Authentic Anubis Ashabti. Shabtis. Statue. Figure. Egypt.
Anubis is one of the most prominent and mystical gods of ancient Egypt. He was known since the earliest periods in the history of the civilization . . first mentioned during the First Dynasty period. In ancient Egyptian language, he was called Anpu or Inpu. This name has the root as the words meaning: a royal child and to decay.
Yep, he was the god of the dead (aka lord of the dead), represented by a jackal or the figure of a man with the head of a jackal. Other titles are: god of mummification, underworld, afterlife, embalming and caretaker of the dead.
Acquired from a private collector. 1290- 1275 BC. Intact in original condition, no repairs or restoration.