HERMANUBIS. In classical mythology, Hermanubis was a god who combined Hermes (Greek mythology) with Anubis (Egyptian mythology). Hermes and Anubis's similar responsibilities (they were both conductors of souls) led to the god Hermanubis. VATICAN Museums, VATICAN City by PiaD
HITTITE SCULPTURE BCE Column base with double sphinxes which once supported the wooden columns of Hilani III, at the palace of the Aramean King Barrekup. Basalt (Late Hittite, BC) from Sinjirli/Samal, Turkey Anatolia
A unique collection of year old ivory carvings excavated from this ancient city goes on exhibit starting next week at the British Museum. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from the British Museum's Middle East expert John Curtis.