Egyptians also believed that being mummified was the only way to have an afterlife. Anubis is the Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in Egyptian mythology.
A Large Egyptian Wood Mummy Mask, Dynasty, circa B. Faint traces of red pigment on the face, and blue pigment on the lower edge of the wig. Height 13 in.
Lines of the 9th and 10th Battalions at Mena Camp looking towards the Pyramids. The soldier in the foreground is playing with a kangaroo the regimental mascot. Many Australian units brought kangaroos and other Australian animals with them to Egypt and some were given to the Cairo Zoological Gardens when the units went to Gallipoli.