The daughter of HORUS and HATHOR, she is the meet-and-greet deity who welcomes deceased spirits at the gates of the Underworld.
You might expect her to be sitting at a desk when you arrive. But no. She perches in a tree and watches out for her husband AKEN bringing new recruits.
When you arrive at the Underworld she offers you bread and water. With her regal demeanour you’d expect something a bit more refined. Like a nice cup of tea.
Article last updated on 14 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Ament: Egyptian Goddess of the Underworld (Egyptian mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 14 Jan. 2014. Web. 30 September 2014.