See: dog Sphinx
 What was the Sphinx? (Anubis) By ROBERT TEMPLE Sphinx
House of Anubis
HERMANUBIS aka St Christopher
the jackal headed god in the VATICAN
also has a hammer in his right hand.
Caduceus & Asclepius Syncretism Hermanubis, Greco-Egyptian syncretic diety (Hermes + Anubis...)
This same Anubis statue was also ritually ferried past the City of London …and the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. http://www.secretsinplainsight.com/2011/09/29/airports/