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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Anu’bis.
 
In Egyptian mythology, similar to the Herms of Greece, whose office it was to take the souls of the dead before the judge of the infernal regions. Anu’bis is represented with a human body and jackal’s head.   1
 


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