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Death Dogs: the Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt

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From the Kelsey Museum of Archeology at the University of Michigan comes this online exhibit about jackal gods, which are "among the most recognizable and vivid symbols of ancient Egypt." This exhibit was curated by a team headed by Terry G. Wilfong, Director and Curator for Graeco-Roman Egypt at the Kelsey. Through this exhibit, visitors can learn more about how jackal gods were connected to rituals relating to death and burial. Visitors can also learn more about specific jackal gods (including Anubis, Wepwawet, and Duamutef) and jackal god myth. This exhibit incorporates a number images of jackal gods, including statues, hieroglyphs, engravings, tomb paintings, and more.
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Date of Scout Publication 2018-03-23
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2018/0323

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