Anubis tattoos are incredibly cool but also have a beautiful meaning and representation. Anubis is a dog-headed God that watches over the souls as they pass into the afterlife and are extremely popular in Egyptian culture. You usually see Anubis placed around a variety of different structures but mainly in pyramids. In mythology, Anubis was one of the most enigmatic and mysterious Gods in Egypt, but the God’s main job was to watch over those who were already dead.
Anubis is a popular tattoo to get and looks stunning whatever way you get it. The tattoo can be done alone but you can also spruce it up with details and turn it into a work of art. If you’re interested in getting your own Anubis tattoo, here are a few of our favorites you can take some inspiration from.
This Anubis show the true representation of the God.
Combine your Anubis tattoo with another death figure for one sick tattoo.
3. Black and White
You don’t need color to have a beautiful piece.
A simple Anubis is all you need for a gorgeous work of art.
5. Touch of Color
Adding a little of color to your tattoo will make it stand out.
This Anubis has different Egyptian representation to make an outstanding tattoo.
Throwing scales into your Anubis tattoo makes for a deeper meaning.
Really let the dog part of your tattoo shine.
This blackwork piece is incredible.
You can do line work for your Anubis piece.
Add a realistic element to your tattoo.
You can put a few more watchful elements into your tattoo.
Let your Anubis tattoo show the God it is.
Your tattoo can show the true representation of Anubis.
15. Old School
Go for an old school Anubis design for your tattoo.
16. Half Sleeve
Show your love for Anubis with a half sleeve piece.
Find an artist that will understand exactly what you want your piece to look like.
Your Anubis tattoo can turn into a stunning masterpiece of a tattoo.
Let your tattoo show the afterlife where Anubis roams.
Add in some geometric details to your tattoo.
21. Pop of Color
You don’t need a lot of color to let your tattoo shine.
22. Thigh Piece
Putting your Anubis on your thigh gives you more then enough room for details.
23. Double Trouble
Combine your Anubis with a wolf for once amazing tattoo.
Add a fire element to your Anubis piece for a sick element.
25. Small Details
Even the smallest details can make your tattoo amazing.
Let a mandala be the backdrop of your tattoo.
27. Dot Work
Dot work adds a cool element and texture to your tattoo.
Show Anubis as the protector the God is.
Place Egyptian lettering with your Anubis tattoo.
Take the minimalist approach to your tattoo for something a little different.
The background can be an important factor with your tattoo.
Some small red details is all you need.
Anubis looking over Egypt sets the perfect tattoo up.
You can interpret Anubis however you want.
Have Anubis look more beastly.
If you want a sweeter looking tattoo, here it is.
With Anubis on your neck, the God is always close by.
Add the smallest of details into your Anubis piece.
You can make a watercolor design with your Anubis piece.
If black and white isn’t your thing, use all the colors then.
Your Anubis piece doesn’t have to be big to be powerful.
Show Anubis in its younger years.
Anubis and an Egyptian cat make for a great piece together.
Adding an eye helps represent the watchfulness of Anubis.
45. Death Guardian
Anubis with skulls truly shows what his job is.
Get a tattoo of what Anubis looked like back in the day.
Anubis doesn’t have to be this beastly character, make it more feminine.
Having the God of the afterworld isn’t a bad tattoo.
Your Anubis tattoo can look however you want.
Take a more modern approach to your Anubis tattoo.
Anubis is a great tattoo to get and has a lot of mean and representation in mythology. As you can see, there is a variety of ways you can have the God tattoo on you as well.