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My other Egyptan Gods
Detail of his head

Anubis giving to the Ammit a heart to devour.

The dead one, in order to reach the after-life, has to have his heart weighted.
After having sworn he did any bad things during his life, Anubis takes his heart and weights it with the Maat feather (Maat is the embodiement of the social order).
If the heart is as heavy as the feather, it means the dead can go to Osiris' lands, among the other "Ahu": the "Glorious Deads".
But if the heart is heavier, meaning the dead was a bad person, he's eaten by the Ammit (crocodile head, lion front legs, hippopotamus back legs). He can't reach the second life. He is anihilated, and so returns the chaos (the non-being) (In my drawing, the back ground represents the chaos; no light can reach it; the damned ones, ennemies of Pharaoh and the gods are represented up-side down, asexual, in great sufferings)


About the drawing it-self:
:bulletred: The background represents the non-being.
:bulletred: Anubis has a canine head, its black colour representing "revival". And he's not a furry, please :please: . He's a human with an animal head.
:bulletred: His bracelets represent: Nephthys his mother, Osiris his father, the Wdja Eye (representing the recovered fullness).
:bulletred:The panther head was an ornament of the "sem" priests, who were revitalizing the mummy.

And why is everybody thinking he's a bad deity?? Stop playing video games. Open books. :(
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:iconwachwurd:
wachwurd Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Pretty.
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xtcgm Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
Good commentary.
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sekhmet-the-flame Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Thanks!! (:
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xtcgm Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
Thanks for lodging him with "The-Gods-Themselves." I am sure he will be most welcome.
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DragonPud Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
weren't most, if not all, the Egyptian gods humans with animal heads? Very nicely done!
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sekhmet-the-flame Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
Yes, but the Egyptians did't actually think they had bugs head or falcon head. It's a way to show the unkown forces.
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DragonPud Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh? that i didn't know! Thanks :} Mythology is so fascinating
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ephemeral-d Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful
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SNAPADILE Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice
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Becky123190 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
love anubis
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