Statuette of a Jackal3D Model
Statuette of a Jackal
This example of fine bronze casting represents the god Anubis or Wepwawet, the jackal guardians of burial sites. The figure is solid cast, and the details of its fur are incised. The figure may originally have decorated the top of a shrine.
Saite Period, Dynasty 26 (664–525 BC)
9.5 × 17.5 × 5.1 cm (3 1/2 × 6 7/8 × 2 in.)
The Art Institute of Chicago
Scan created by the Department of Imaging at the Art Institute of Chicago