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Anubis is the Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife as well as the patron god of lost souls and the helpless.He is one of the oldest gods of Egypt, who most likely developed from the earlier (and much older) jackal god Wepwawet with whom he is often confused. The Egyptians believed a powerful canine god was the best protection against wild canines.Anubis was the depicted with the black head of a jackal or dog.Anubis was the offspring of Ra and Nephthys was known for mummifying the dead ones and guiding the dead soul towards the afterlife. Having his skin tone black, he is symbolized as the dark Nile deposits which eased off farming and making it a successful one. With the head of a jackal and a body of the man Anubis was also symbolized Renaissance and the staining of the dead bodies after the embalming (Preserving the dead human remains).