is a v
ery old god he appears
 in the mastabas of the Old Kingdom.
 He is the protector of the dead.
Originally Anubis was considered the god of
 the underworld. Then he became the god of funerals he was considered
the god of embalming and the rights.
 The root word of Anubis inpu means royal child
 however it is close to inp which means to decay.
 Anubis is the son of Osiris
 The Egyptians put sweet smelling

herbs on there mummys because they
belived that Anubis would smell the mummy and only let the
pure go to paradise.
 In early Egyptian
 myths Anubis conquered

the 9 bows. The 9 bows was the name for Egypts traditional enemies.