Anubis, Thoth, & Horus


Mark Cartwright
published on 24 January 2016
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Wooden figures of the Egyptian gods Anubis (jackal), Thoth (ibis), and Horus (falcon). Holes in their bases suggest they were carried on poles as standards for use during funeral processions. Ptolemaic Period, 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Egyptian Museum, Turin)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 24). Anubis, Thoth, & Horus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Anubis, Thoth, & Horus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 24, 2016.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Anubis, Thoth, & Horus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Jan 2016. Web. 26 Sep 2020.

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