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Anubis


Even by the standards of Egyptian mythology, Anubis is an extremely ancient deity.
  Egyptian mythology:  god of tombs and ruler of the underworld (before Osiris); usually depicted as a man with the head of a jackal
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  • Even by the standards of Egyptian mythology, Anubis is an extremely ancient deity.
  • I got Anubis, the god of the afterlife.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • The last picture was a painting of Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • You must have seen statues of the Egyptian gods Sobek, Bastet and Anubis: humani bodies, but with animal heads.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst

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  • Finally, you made it to the Hall of Judgment, where your life was weighed on the Scales of Anubis: your heart on one side, the feather of truth on the other.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • The male symbol was remarkably similar to the Anubis god representation on Tutankhamen’s inner-chamber hieroglyphics.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • And Gant, the Olympian Bull; and Heracles Gant; and Gant, the Seductive Swan; and Ashtaroth and Azrael Gant, Proteus Gant, Anubis and Osiris and Mumbo-Jumbo Gant.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • Her country gods, the monsters of the sky, Great Neptune, Pallas, and Love’s Queen defy: The dog Anubis barks, but barks in vain, Nor longer dares oppose th’ ethereal train.
    Virgil  --  The Aeneid
  • In the oak-woods of Britain the Druids held their followers; Odin and Freya maintained their godships in Gaul and Germany and among the Hyperboreans; Egypt was satisfied with her crocodiles and Anubis; the Persians were yet devoted to Ormuzd and Ahriman, holding them in equal honor; in hope of the Nirvana, the Hindoos moved on patient as ever in the rayless paths of Brahm; the beautiful Greek mind, in pauses of philosophy, still sang the heroic gods of Homer; while in Rome nothing was…
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • The Anubis figure, for example, would make no sense as a dog god, so Artemis altered it to read king of the fairies.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl

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  • The past seven weeks, since Walt Stone had arrived at Brooklyn House, I’d thought I might be able to get over Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Or it could be, just maybe, Anubis calling.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I turned and found myself face-to-face with Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I shot both of them a harsh look, then turned to Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis pursed his lips, and I got the feeling that he wasn’t there to bring me good news.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis made me feel unbalanced in many ways, of course, but I recognized this effect.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • We were slipping into the Duat—experiencing the graveyard on two levels at once: Anubis’s world and mine.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis gestured for me to sit.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "The Eighteenth Nome," Anubis said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis, not that I’m ungrateful, but I’ve got bigger problems at the moment.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "If I go on without my friends," I asked Anubis, "will the gods leave them alone?"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis studied me with a kind of confused awe.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Take this," Anubis said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Take the Underground," Anubis suggested, pulling me to my feet.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I should’ve been very cross with Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis had suggested traveling underground.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis had warned that the vulture goddess would hunt down my friends and hurt them just to hurt me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Besides, I was so mixed up about that bloody jackal Anubis, I didn’t know where to begin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I remembered what Anubis had said about sending my "driver" to meet me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • But Bast had promised us help, and Anubis had told me to expect a driver.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Then I remembered that he’d spoken with Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Sadie looked resentfully at the black knife in her lap—the ceremonial blade Anubis had given her.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Ever since Sadie had told us about her talk with Anubis, Walt had been awfully quiet.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Bloody Anubis," she muttered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis said we should hurry.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis shook his head.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Go," Anubis said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I remembered Anubis as he’d appeared in New Orleans when we’d met face-to-face—a boy of about sixteen, in black leather and denim, with tousled dark hair and gorgeous sad, melted-chocolate eyes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • "Perhaps Anubis will he in a good mood," Thoth suggested.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • My sculpture of Anubis looked pretty real, and I had even used real gold paint on it.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • The picture on the gravestone showed the deceased scribe honoring Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Besides, Anubis is a god.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • I wasn’t looking at this stone because of Anubis.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Sadie had told me about Anubis’s instructions: We were supposed to find Menshikov’s desk.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • On a bench against the wall, sitting together like old friends, were Anubis and Walt Stone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis talked to him in soothing tones, as if trying to ease his grief.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • It wasn’t a look I’d recommend for most guys, but Anubis pulled it off.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Walt didn’t react, but Anubis looked up.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis pointed at the door of the infirmary.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Anubis, what’s wrong with him?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
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