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Anubis also known as Lenpw by the ancient Egyptians is the deity of funerary. The meaning of Anubis is unknown. Anubis was originally the lord of the dead before Osiris. Anubis is represented by an unknown animal of canid origin, which we believe is most likely to be that of a jackal or a wild dog. Anubis is black in colour this is a symbolic colour to represent him being the deity of funerary. Anubis parentage is unknown, this conflicting evidence for who his mother & father were. The name of Anubis is often seen on tombs, as he was the protector of the physical body after death. Anubis is thought to have had a daughter called Qebhwt.