"Anubis is a very important god in Ancient Egypt. According to the mythology, he was the god of mummification and of the afterlife. He also protected the helpless souls. Visitors can easily spot Anubis' figure painted on the walls of the tombs in the Valley of the Kings, in Luxor.
This statue was carved out of rock and passed through aging process to look alike the original Anubis statue that today is displayed at a museum. The replica was made by Egyptian craftsmen who specialized in Egyptian antiquities and have years of experience