Statue of a jackal



Accession Number
W832
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Gods case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Jackal
Divine Name
Anubis

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Description

A wooden statue of a crouching jackal, probably representing the god Anubis. Such artefacts were often placed on top of coffins. It dates to the Late Dynastic Period.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 86]