Ammit & Thoth Await the Judgement of a Soul

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Arienne King
by Trustees of the British Museum
published on 04 October 2020
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A detail from the Papyrus of Ani, an Egyptian Book of the Dead. The god Thoth stands at the ready to inscribe the interrogation and judgement of Ani, who whose soul is being judged by the gods. The goddess Ammit stands behind Thoth, ready to consume the heart of Ani if he is judged unworthy. Tomb of Ani, Thebes. c. 1250 BCE. (British Museum)

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