DetailsAnubis is the Egyptian God of the afterlife, King of the dead, with the body of a man and head of Jackal. His black head symbolizes the decay of flesh, fitting as he is the overseer and inventor of mummification of the deceased. Anubis is often demonized but he was also revered as the “Protector of the Dead”. He ensured the dead received their burial rights and stood watch over the souls in the afterlife and assisted in their resurrections. Anubis was judge and jury of the deceased. His army of messengers were charged with punishing those who violated tombs or offended the Gods. Also known as the Lord of Mummification, he was also called upon to enforce curses for vengeance. Forseti has named this exquisite knife after Anubis as a show of honor and respect. This Damascus steel knife, with its upturned blade, is a common style used in ancient Egypt and even seen today. The blue micarta handle and red and gold band has a royal feel to it and is fit for a God or King. The finish of this Damascus steel knife is impeccable as with all Forseti Steel knives and will give you or your loved ones many years of joy.