An ancient Egyptian jasper carving of Anubis, around 3000 years old. Anubis is one of the oldest Egyptian gods, depicted as a man with the head of a jackal. He is the god of mummification, tomb protector, accompanies souls to the underword where he weighs the heart on the scales of Justice for admission to the Underword. The figure is approximately 1 1/8 inches: 28 mm excluding the suspension ring