- Mythical Number: #3535
- Culture: Egyptian
- Attribute: Celestial
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Behaviour: Friendly
- Common Type: Egyptian Gods
A grey or white jackal-headed god from Egyptian mythology. Apart from the colour of its head he looks identical to Anubis the god of the dead. Wepwawet ushers the souls of others into the Underworld. Some believe that this god was originally a wolf-headed god. It was worshipped at Abydos and Lykopolis which is known as ‘Wolf City’.
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Did you find Wepwawet interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Wepwawet and send it to this website. For more on a living ancient Egypt check out he Brendan Frasser film series The Mummy featuring Egyptian mythical beings. The computer game Age of Mythology is perhaps the best eulogy to Egyptian mythical creatures with Anubites, Wadjets, Sphinx and more. In the classic computer game Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation Lara Croft ventures into the Egyptian tombs to find out that ancient Egyptian monsters are still very much alive. The most rememberable moment of ancient Egyptian mythology in pop culture is Boris Karloff's stunning performance in film The Mummy (1932).
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