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AMMIT

Picture of the Egyptian Destruction Goddess AMMIT from our Egyptian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Egyptian Destruction Goddess

Also known as AMMAM, AMEMAIT, AMMUT, AHEMAIT

The Devourer of Souls

She’s a demonic Goddess who is part hippo, part croc and part lion, a scary combination that’s put to good use when a soul’s judgment day comes.

AMMIT lurks under the Scales of Justice while OSIRIS, THOTH and MAAT weigh up the evidence. If your soul is deemed unworthy, she pops out and gobbles it up. And that’s the end of you.

AMMIT FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : AMMIT
Location : Ancient Egypt
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Destruction
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : AMMAM, AMEMAIT, AMMUT, AHEMAIT
Popularity index : 15189

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Article last updated on 31 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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