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Egyptian Zodiac: Anubis

Alternative Names: Anpu, Inpu, Imeut, Ienpw

Role: God of Death

Ruling Egyptian God / Goddess: Anubis

Dates: May 8th – 27th, June 29th – July 13th

Important Keywords: Cunning, Intelligent, Sympathetic

Position In Egyptian Astrology

In Egyptian mythology Anubis is the guardian of the underworld. He is in charge of finding wandering lost souls and weighing their hearts on the scales against the feather of Ma’at. If the heart is light as a feather, the soul is allowed to pass on. He is also in charge of mummification. The Anubis is the ninth sign in the Egyptian zodiac.

In Egyptian mythology Anubis is the guardian of the underworld.

Positive Traits

People born under the Egyptian astrology sign of Anubis are very passionate and creative. They prefer to be in solitude and function best when they are working by themselves. They are very emotional and sensitive.

Their emotions can be very intense and unpredictable. They are introverts who enjoy peace and quiet over loud and crowded places. Even though they are introverts they exert a very confident and authoritative energy that others have a natural respect for.

They have no inhibitions when it comes to speaking their mind. If they feel that someone is in the wrong they will speak up about it. They often question the things as they are and do not place anybody on a pedestal regardless of rank or position.

The Anubis Egyptian God sign are very astute and conservative. They love exploring the mysteries of life and can be life long learners. They are very observant of other people and are often aware of others’ thoughts and motives beforehand.

They are interested in how the mind works and how other people think. They are attracted to metaphysical and occult subjects. They are also attracted to professions in teaching and psychology.

They are confident and determined. Their determination gives them the ability to finish any project they may have. They will never let go of a goal even if they don’t complete it until years later. Other people are attracted to their confidence and regal nature.

They are honest and loyal and love helping others. They will do well in careers as a doctor or nurse. They are also interested in subjects of death and may open up a funeral home or become a mortician.

The Anubis people are affectionate and caring in relationships. They have an air of respectability about them that attracts others. They love to care for their families and homes. They have a quirky sense of humor and prefer to keep their circle of friends small.

They are kind and generous to those they feel close to and will go out of their way to make sure they are comfortable even at the expense of their own comfort.

Negative Traits

The Anubis zodiac sign people experience mood swings. One minute they are happy and at peace and the next they can be depressed and angry. They may take out their bad mood on those who are closest to them.

They are very trusting of others and this can be taken as a sign of weakness by those looking to take advantage of them. They could be drawn into the sob stories of others due to the desire to help.

They are strong-willed and at times can be too controlling. They have a hard time letting others take the lead and will come across as aggressive and competitive. They are also prone to acting too possessive especially in romantic relationships.

Their outspoken nature could come out during inappropriate times and be perceived as egotistic and arrogant. This could land them in trouble if they question authority where they work.

Anubis Symbolism

Lucky Color:

The lucky colour for the Egyptian god Anubis sign is Sienna & Crimson.

Sacred Animal:

The sacred animal for this sign is the Jackal.

Egyptian Astrology Compatibility:

This Egyptian sign is compatible with the Bastet and Isis signs.


It is of a man with a jackal head.

Corresponding Western Zodiac Sign:

The associated zodiac sign is Leo.


The polarity for Anubis is Masculine.

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